In 2014 Ktima (Estate) Kir-Yianni launched Droumo and Palpo, two premium single-varietal white wines, from the privately owned vineyards in high-altitude Amyndeon, NW Greece.
Six years later Kir-Yianni revamps the labels of the two wines, in order to emphasise their varietals, Sauvignon Blanc for Droumo and Chardonnay for Palpo.
Sauvignon Blanc, Droumo
Yiannis Boutaris begun to experiment with Sauvignon Blanc in Amyndeon back in 1989. He was one of the first winemakers in Greece who could foresee that the cold climate and special terroir is very suitable for the variety. Two decades later, the 4ha Drοumo vineyard produces the oldest Sauvignon Blanc in the region, and, possibly, in the entire country. Droumo is released since 2014 in a limited number of bottles.
A Sauvignon Blanc with intense aromas of freshly-cut grass, peppers and kiwi. Its mouthfeel has notes of white flowers, a generous and very balanced body, refreshing acidity, and long-lasting aftertaste.
Chardonnay Palpo was first released in 2014, as a limited production Chardonnay, fermented and aged in French oak barrels for 8 to 9 months.
The 2ha Palpo vineyard was planted by Yiannis Boutaris in 1990.
Chardonnay Palpo has a golden hue that indicates its richness. Delicate oak aromas, white flowers, citrus blossoms, and stone fruit take over the glass. A wine with a rich mouthfeel and an intense velvet aftertaste.