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Santo Nykteri PDO Assyrtiko-Athiri-Aidani, 2021

Nykteri refers to the tradition of harvesting by day and pressing the grapes by night! An intriguing blend of indigenous varieties that delivers salty mineral scents and a wide palate of dry but golden flavours, dried peach, mango, honey and guava. the wine is nearly three years old so the complex secondary flavours are starting to express themselves. Would be a stunning partner to Sushi or Sashimi.
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£32.00

Type: Dry White
Varietal Composition: 75% Assyrtiko, 15% Athiri & 10% Aidani
Region: PDO Santorini, Aegean Islands, Greece
Vinification: From the Pyrgos and Imerovigli villages. A classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours. Gentle pneumatic press. Fermentation temperature at 16-17°C. Conservation in stainless steel tanks. Stabilization, filtering and bottling.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans

Santo Wines, Santorini, Aegean Islands

The Union of Santorini Co-operatives, now known as Santo Wines, was founded in 1947. Today, it represents all cultivators on the island of Santorini, and has over 1,200 active members. Santo Wines is committed to safeguarding local, traditional cultivation, and producing the highest quality Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini wines, crops, and produce, as well as promoting sustainable agricultural development. Santo Wines invests in ongoing development and research, particularly looking at the preservation of biodiversity on the island through a nursery of indigenous varieties, which provides a solid base for study and the trial cultivation of local grapes. But the co-operative has a mission far beyond just viniculture, and it looks to promote all high-quality Santorini products, such as PDO Santorini Tomato, PDO Santorini Fava, capers and caper leaves.

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