KOTSIFALI

4.90€ (Glass 150ml) – 19.60€ (Bottle 750ml) – 10.60€ (Take Away)
Type: Red, dry
Category: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Heraklion
Variety: 100% Kotsifali
Producer: Michalakis Estate
Region: Heraklion

Soil type: Clay loam
Microclimate: Mediterranean (cool summer & mild winter) with a north exposure to sea winds of the Aegean Sea
Harvest: Early September
Alcoholic Strength: 13,5 % vol
Sugars: 1,8 gr/lt
Total Acidity: 5,4 gr/lt tartaric acid
Production 2007
Vinification Method: * Classic red wine vinification at a low temperature in the beginning of maceration and with many rains during the process of maceration. * The duration of maceration is 8 days * Malolactic fermentation and partial aging in French and American oak barrels for 6 months
Organoleptic Characteristics: * Dark red color with brownish highlights. * Aromas of sun dried tomatoes and ripe fruit with the domination of plum. * Silky tannins and raciness, characteristic of the Cretan variety
Harmony of Flavors: Fire baked lamb (oven baked) or on the spit or in a stew or cooked with golden thistle, boiled leeks, snails, poultry, grilled meat, yellow cheese. It is served at16-18 degrees Celsius.
Distinctions: It hasn’t yet participated in any competitions

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