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Santo Santorini PDO Assyrtiko, 2021

Santo are the most important vinous players in Santorini. They represent 1200 growers and produce the majority of the Island's wines. Citrus, pineapple and honeysuckle on the bouquet, this a muscular assyrtiko with a bone dry core, covered by citrus and citrus peel flavours and subtle minerality that delivers a full on hit of fruit covered by plenty of crisp acidity. Its ample breadth would partner a wide array of grilled seafood and rich pasta and risotto dishes.

Type: Dry White Dry
Varietal Composition: 100% Assyrtiko
Region: PDO Santorini, Aegean Islands, Greece
Vinification: From the Pyrgos and Imerovigli villages. 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 Cooperatives, now know 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. SantoWines 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 cooperative 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. SantoWines preserves the Santorini taste so that it will remain available for everyone to enjoy.

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