Augoustiatis Red Reserve is a special wine from the rare variety Augoustiatis. Grapes were carefully selected to help this unique Greek variety show its true potential in the ideal microclimate of the vineyard.
The harvest was in mid-September, with a yield of 6500 kg/ha. It remained for 24 months in French oak barrels.
Geographical Indication: PGI Pisatis. (Protected Geographical Indication)
Varietal Composition | Augoustiatis 100%
Place of Production | KTIMABRINTZIKI ORGANICALLY CULTIVATED VINEYARDS
M.O.P | Classic Red vinification with selected yeasts and temperature control. Color | Intense deep vivid red color with Orange sheen- characteristic of ageing. Aromas | A wine with a rich fruity bouquet, consisting of blackberry, cherry, vanilla, which evolve Over time.
Its taste is full and soft, with a long Smokey aftertaste. Selecting a bottle of Reserve shows someone who possesses a deep knowledge of wine internationally and is willing to discover new and challenging paths.
The style of Reserve relates to people enjoying distinct, ripe but not heavy dry red wines.
It can be matched with meat roasts and yellow cheeses. Augoustiatis, because of its velvety tannic structure, can be enjoyed immediately on release but will get more complex with four to six additional years of aging in the bottle.
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