Olympus dry red wine

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A young red wine blend of selected grapes of the Mediterranean varieties: Mourvedre, Carignan, Grenache and the indigenous Mavro variety. The vines grown over calcareous soils on the slopes of south Troodos and under the dry climate conditions giving fruits with concentrated aromas. This wine is elaborated carefully, with the aim of obtaining a wine that expresses the characteristics of the terroir and the character of the grape varieties involved. This is a fruity wine with aromas of ripe red fruits in liquor, raspberry and hints of licorice root. It is an ideal accompaniment to roast or grilled red meat, chicken, pasta and mature cheeses. Served at 16-18o C.

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Description

Place of Origin: Cyprus
Grape Varieties: Carignan (30%), Mourvedre (30%), Grenache (20%), Mavro (15%), Alicante (5%)
Grape production area: Limassol
Soil: rendzina, calcareous, shallow and stony, limestone rock
Climate: Mediterranean, mild winters with the majority of the annual rainfall, very hot and dry summers.
Altitude: 650-900 m
Crop: rain-fed
Vineyard age: 20-35 years
Vine training: cup-shape
Grape yield: 3000-5000 kg/ha
Harvest: starts from the end of August until mid October depending of the variety. The harvest is carried out by hand in boxes of 20Kg.

Vinification : Destemming and crushing. Cold maceration for 3-4 days. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24-27 C. Short maceration for about 7 days. Malolactic fermentation in tanks. The wine stays with the fine lees for a minimum of 1 month. Finning with vegetable protein and filtration before bottling.
Type of closure: screw cap

Wine Production: 20.000 bottles

Description-tasting:
A young dry red wine produced from a blend of selected grapes of Mediterranean varieties. The vines grown over calcareous soils on the slopes of south Troodos and under the dry climate conditions giving concentrated fruits. This wine is elaborated carefully, with the aim of obtaining a wine that expresses the characteristics of the terroir and the different grape varieties involved. This is a fruity wine with aromas of ripe red fruits in liquor, plums and hints licorice root. It is an ideal accompaniment to most red meats, poultry, stews and mature cheeses.
To be served at 16-18o C.
Alcohol content: 13,8 %

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