Domaine Sigalas Mezzo Apiliotis
Type: Red Naturally Sweet Wine.
Classification: Regional sun dried wine of Cyclades.
Varietal Composition: Mandilaria 100%
Vinification techniques: The grapes are sun dried for 10-12 days, then are taken to the destemmer crusher. The wine is then oak-aged in old oak barrels for a minimum of 24 months.
Production: 8.000-10.000 bottles (0,50lt).
Technical data: 9% vol, residual sugar: 320 gr/lt, acidity: 15 gr/lt.
Organoleptic characteristics: Deep and rich red colour, with the proper balance between sugars, tannins and acidity. With a vibrant and complex after-taste.
Aging potential: No limit.
Serving Suggestions: Strong cheese and sweet dried fruit and chocolate.
Location of vineyard: Santorini, Oia (in the northern part of the island).
Soil: Consists of fragments of black lava, volcanic ash and pumice. It is classified as sandy for purposes of its mechanical properties. It is poor in organic substances and nitrogen, with minimal clay and a negligible CaCo3 content.
Age of vines: Over 50 years.
Yield in hl per hectare: Due to the sun drying technique, is 8 - 10hl.
Harvest: Late August
6 x bottles 108.00€
12x bottles 216.00€