Petra

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Winemaker Notes

Petra shows a yellow color with hay highlights. Fresh, with notes of lemon, citrus zest and spring flowers on the nose, on the palate it shows crispness and a beautiful, round finish. A wonderful wine that can be enjoyed all year round, on its own as an aperitif, or paired to salads, fresh cheeses and fish.

 

Viticulture

The vineyard lies at an altitude of 700 meters within the viticultural zone of Agios Panteleimon, in the Amyndeon Appelation in Northwestern Greece. The vineyard’s mean yield does not exceed 40 hl/he. The soil is sandy and poor, thus offering the possibility of producing wines of exquisite quality and rich aromas. The microclimate of the region is characterised by cold winters and warm summers, while the four neighbouring lakes contribute to the existence of a mild continental climate.

Winemaking

After a period of cold soak, which increases the extraction of more intense aromas from the skin of the grapes, the must is clarified through static debourbage, before it is inoculated with selected yeasts demonstrating the aromatic character of the grapes. Batonnage is applied in inox tanks for a period of 3-5 months, with the aim to add volume and complexity to the wine.

 

 

Wine ID

Dry white 
PGI Macedonia 
40,000 bottles
Vineyards in Florina 
Roditis 80%, Malagouzia 20% 
3-5 months in stainless steel tanks 
2-3 years 
Can be enjoyed all year round, on its own as an aperitif, or paired to salads, fresh cheeses and fish 

 

 

Analytical Data

12.6 %
3.31 
5.9 g/L
0.31 g/L
1.4 g/L
7.64 
 
24/105 ppm