Project Description

Ktima Driopi Reserve

Exuberant with complex aromas of red fruits, eucalyptus and herbs.

Winemaking

Classic red vinification with long extraction for 25 days. The whole process of vinification is carried out under controlled temperature conditions, from the initial stage of prefermentation cold-soaking until the completion of fermentation. Maturation lasts 12 months in French oak barrels (70% new – 30% second hand) and 6 months in bottles.

Taste features – Aging

Exuberant red wine with complex red fruit aromas, eucalyptus and herbaceous notes. Rich, creamy mouthfeel. Soft, with ripe tannins and a velvety aftertaste. Aging from 5 to 10 years, depending on the characteristics of the vintage.

Ideal food combination

T-bone steak, Rooster cooked in wine with pasta.

Type of wine
Red dry

Protected Designation of Origin Nemea

Variety composition
100% Agiorgitiko

Production
20.000 bottles

Vineyard
Privately- owned 85 acres vineyard in Dourmiza area, in Koutsi Nemea

Dominant soil type
Clay loam soils with limestone, semi-mountainous at an altitude of 380 m. with steep slopes ensuring excellent drainage

Area yields
7 tons per hectare

Age – Plant formation
50 years-old plants in bilateral cordon-trained vines

Harvest dates
Window of harvest between 10 and 20 September