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Winemaker's Note

Vibrant yellow color. Nose with subtle aromas of apple, pear, and citrus. Rich and pleasant mouthfeel with flavors of stone fruits and oak notes accompanied by a refreshing crispness. Long finish with a light saline character, in perfect balance with oak.

Varieties

100% Assyrtiko

Production

n/a

Ageing

8-10 years

Cellaring

Fermentation starts in stainless steel tank and continues in French 228 lt barrels (1st , as well as 2nd and 3rd use). Maturation for 8 months in barrels with mild lees stirring .

Origin

‘Tarsanas’ is produced from the block #10, part of KIR-YIANNI Estate’s ‘Samaropetra’ vineyard in the region of Amyndeon in Florina.

Food Pairing

Tarsanas can be paired with dishes of Mediterranean cuisine based on fish and seafood, green salads and Japanese cuisine.

Analytical Data

Alcohol:  14,5%
pH:  3,15
Titratable acidity:  6,3 g/L
Volatile acidity:  n/a
Residual sugar:  1,0 g/L
Phenolic index:  n/a
Color intensity:  n/a
Free/Total sulfites:  n/a

It took place on 28 September 2021 (almost a week earlier than usual). The yield was 15% higher than the block’s average (8,290 kg/ha).

‘Tarsanas’ is produced from the block #10, part of KIR-YIANNI Estate’s ‘Samaropetra’ vineyard in the region of Amyndeon in Florina, Northern Greece. It is one of the oldest Assyrtiko plantings in the broader area.

Rigorous grape selection on conveyor belt. The berries are cooled down, and skin-contact followed. Fermentation starts in stainless steel tank and continues in French 228 lt barrels (1st , as well as 2nd and 3rd use). Maturation for 8 months in barrels with mild lees stirring (bâtonnage) during the first half of maturation period.

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