With respect for Nature and Man, we create wines that reflect the terroirs and the grape varieties which spawned them.
A unique ecosystem was chosen by the Domaine Hatzimichalis.
The ecosystem lies in Opountia Locris, a site in the valley of Atalanti in Central Greece which is surrounded by Mountain Knimida to the north, Mountain Chlomo to the south, Mountain Parnassus to the west and the northern Euboean Gulf to the east. The main natural trait of this ecosystem and its uniqueness is the cool breezes that flow from Mountain Parnassus to the sea and vice-versa, in summer and winter alike.
Domaine Hatzimichalis possesses four blocks of terroirs: the Old Vineyards, the Lower Vineyards, the Upper Vineyards –all known for centuries as localities and vine-growing sites– and New Vineyards, the terroirs created by the Domaine Hatzimichalis. Each of these blocks are divided to individual terroirs, where these sections are systematically cultivated with different grape varieties.
We have created a complex and unique viticultural mosaic on 220 hectares of privately owned land. Soil, altitude, gradient, orientation, microclimate and the vines’ age and grape varieties are the factors behind the unique character of each of our terroirs.
Our strict application of suitable vine-growing methods ensures excellent crops of grapes. With our dedicated experience and our passion, we are able to make quality use of our production, which is vinified in small individual batches per terroir and shaped with care combining modern technology with tradition.
Moreover, no ecosystem can be complete, unless it promotes the set of local cultural and social values. respecting these elements is mandatory, as the whole system enhances its natural characteristics.
This is our philosophy, to which we adhere with unwavering consistency…
Dimitris L. Hatzimichalis
Available to visit:
Houlevena, 352 00, Atalante, Fthiotida
Tel.: +30 22330 23 172, fax: 22330 23 619