https://hellenicgrocery.co.uk/product/tsantali-makedonikos-red-dry-wine-75cl/ 1454 "Tsantali" Makedonikos Red Dry Wine 75cl https://hellenicgrocery.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/p-1454-makedonikos_red_1_1.jpg 10.79 10.79 GBP InStock /Drinks/Wines /Drinks/Wines/Red Wines Tradition: Many ancient Greek cities in Makedonia, like Pella, Sindos and Pydna, were famous for their excellent wines. Archaeological findings like the Makedonian crater (340 B.C.), which inspired the design of the Makedonikos wine bottle, bear witness to a long wine-growing tradition in this area. Location: The vineyards are located in the hilly countryside of Northern and Central Makedonia. Soil: Bright sandy clay, rich in minerals. Sub-soil: Calcareous. Climate: Continental balanced with sufficient humidity in Northern Makedonia. In Central Makedonia, the climate is moderate, with adequate humidity for the perfect maturation of the grapes; long summer days, light rainfall and cool nights. Varietal composition: Xinomavro and Merlot Classification: Protected Geographical Indication Makedonikos Vinification techniques: Classical red wine vinification , with a short period of skin contact , in order to acquire smooth tannins. Winemaker’s notes: Bright ruby red with a hint of violet, a sign of its youth and freshness. Ripe red fruit emerge, as do redcurrant aromas. Soft tannins offer a silky sensation. Serving suggestions: A versatile drinking wine, especially with spaghetti bolognese, pepperoni pizza, souvlaki and other barbecued meats.
“Tsantali” Makedonikos Red Dry Wine 75cl