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Lyrarakis Rose
Lyrarakis Estate
Greece - Crete

The wine is produced in the Alagni area, central Crete, from vineyards located 480 meters above sea level.
Light coral color. The nose offers typical Mediterranean aromas composed of a variety of scents like red fruits and blossomy herbs. The palate is silky and fresh with a long flavorful aftertaste of strawberry marmelade.

Specifications
Wine Type
Rosé
Varietal(s)
75% Merlot, 25% Liatiko
Certifications
European Vegetarian Union
Soil type
Clay, loam
Vinification
Grapes are carefully selected by hand at optimum phenolic and aromatic maturity. After being destemmed, the free run juice is fermented in a stainless steel tank at controlled temperatures.
Pairings

Perfect with Mediterranean cuisine as well as vegetable dishes and pasta.

Reviews and News

2018 Lyrarakis Rose - 88 PTS - BRONZE MEDAL - DECANTER

2018 Lyrarakis Rose - 88 PTS - BRONZE MEDAL - DECANTER

decanter bronze 2019

"Compote of red fruits and dried flowers, with notes of hibiscus and dragonfruit. Water rose petal palate."

- 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards, 88 pts - BRONZE MEDAL

 

Producer Information: Lyrarakis Estate

The Lyrarakis Estate is a family winery with a strong focus on rare local varieties and single variety wines.

When the company was founded in 1966, the dominant varieties included Vilana, ...
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