Xinomavro Reserve (Old Vines), Alpha Estate
Xinomavro 100%. Amyndeon plateau, of the “Turtles” sub-region. 660m altitude, with north-western exposure, facing mount Voras. 90 year old vines, tended in sandy clay soils over limestone. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m. Destemming, no crushing, cold soak – skin contact, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increasing temperatures, maintenance of wine “sur lies” for eight months with regular stirring. Eighteen to twenty four months in Allier – Bertrange French oak casks medium grain, white toast and eighteen to twenty four months in the bottle.