SANTORINI DOLPHINS

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Description

9.70€ (Glass 150ml) – 38.80€ (Bottle 750ml) – 29.80€ (Take Away)
Type: White, dry
Category: Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini
Variety: Assyrtiko
Producer: Avantis Estate
Winery: Avantis winery in Santorini
Region: Mytikas Lilantio, Chalkis Evia

THE WINEMAKER OF AVANTIS ESTATE, MR. APOSTOLOS MOUNTRICHAS, AFTER A 20 YEAR WINEMAKING CAREER WITH RECOGNITION AND HUNDREDS OF AWARDS, DECIDED TO DEAL WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT GREEK LOCAL GRAPE VARIETY, THE ASSYRTIKO OF SANTORINI. WITH RESPECT TO THIS GREAT GRAPE WITH THE UNIQUE TYPICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WINES OF THE ISLAND, HE IS RESULTING TO A SANTORINI FULL WITH THE UNBELIEVABLE STRENGTH OF ITS TERROIR, BUT WITH THE DIFFERENTATION OF ANOTHER WINEMAKING VIEW.

TECHNICAL SHEET

Protected Designation of Origin Santorini (PDO)
SANTORINI

Variety
Assyrtiko 100%

Winetasting
Nose dominated by citrus fruits aromas (lemon, lime)
peach and hints of apricot framed by briny minerality.
The palate is full with dense structure, aromatic intesity of lemon blossom,
briny flavour and sharp acidity that acts refreshingly. Crispness in the aftertaste with a long finish.

Harmony
Seafood, shells, fried or grilled fish, and all Aegean Archipelago delicacies.

Aging
4-6 years

Awards

Santorini 2012, Silver medal – Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2013

 Santorini 2012, Silver medal – Decanter World Wine Awards 2013

Santorini 2012, Commended – International Wine Challenge 2013

Santorini Dolphins 2013, Double Gold – Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2014

Santorini Dolphins 2013, Silver medal – Decanter Wine Awards 2014

Santorini Dolphins 2014, Gold medal – Challenge International du Vin France

Santorini Dolphins 2014, Gold medal  – Balkans International Wine Competition Bulgaria

Santorini Dolphins 2014, – Silver medal – Sakura Wine Compatition 2016 Japan