MAVROKOUDOURA AVANTIS ESTATE

7.60€ (Glass 150ml) – 30.40€ (Bottle 750ml) –21.40 (Take Away)
Type: Red, dry
Category: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Evia
Variety: Black Kountoura of Kymi
Producer: Avantis Estate
Winery: Avantis winery in Evia
Region: Mytikas Lilantio, Chalkis Evia

WITH RESPECT TO HIS HOME LAND AND LOVE FOR RED VARIETIES APOSTOLOS MOUNTRICHAS REVIVES THE ANCIENT VARIETY OF EUBOEA – MAVROKOUNTOURA OF KYMI. IT IS A CLONE OF THE AEGEAN MANDILARIA WHOSE GRAPES ARE SMALLER, DARKER WITH VELVET TANNINS.

TECHNICAL SHEET

Regional Wine of Evia

Variety
Black Kountoura of Kymi (Mandilaria)

Location
Kymi & Afrati – Evia

Vinification
Cold skin contact for 3 days, vinification by long skin contact and maturity in new Ermitage oak barrels.

Mavrokoudoura (clone of Mandilaria) a rare ancient greek variety originated in the region of Evia island.

Tasting notes
Opaque ruby colour. Pronounced nose intensity of black fruit and spice aromas, jam, vanilla, coffee and oak.
Full, round palate with balanced acidity and fine-grained high level tannins. Long finish.

Aging
8 -10 years.

Unfiltered wine. Any amount of sediment in the bottle is quite normal. 
It is recommended to be decanted 30 minutes before consumed.

AWARDS

Mavrokoudoura 2006, Bronze medal – International Wine & Spirit Competition 2008

Mavrokoudoura 2006, Silver medal – Terravino Israel MIWC 2008

Mavrokoudoura 2006, 88/100 – Robert Parker

Mavrokoudoura 2007, Gold medal – Oinothiki 2010

Mavrokoudoura 2007, Commended – Decanter World Wine Awards 2010

Mavrokoudoura 2007, Commended – Ιnternational Wine Challenge 2010

Mavrokoudoura 2008, 88/100-Robert Parker 2011

Mavrokoudoura 2010, Silver medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2013

Mavrokoudoura 2011, Silver medal Balkans International Wine Competition 2015

Mavrokoudoura 2013, Silver medal, International Wine Challenge 2016

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