Type: Red, dry
Category: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), Heraklion
Variety: Kotsifali 100%
Producer: Michalakis Estate
Region: Heraklion, Crete
Vineyards: Mountain vineyards of the estate at an altitude of 600 meters.
Hand Harvest: End of August until beginning of September 2018.
Vinification: Classic red wine vinification at low temperature at the beginning of the extraction, frequent pumping over and maceration for 15 days. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in French and American oak barrels for 6 months. Can be cellared for 5-8 years.
Sensory Characteristics: Deep red with brownish highlights.Aromas of dry plum, ripe red fruit and vanilla. Rich body with velvet tannins and barrel flavors of vanilla and cocoa.