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2017 Lyrarakis White

Producer: Lyrarakis Estate
Country/Region: Greece - Crete

Description: An aromatic white wine with an exciting, crispy mouthfeel, vinificated by combining indigenous and international grape varieties, which have perfectly acclimatized on our island.

Tasting Notes: Bright and lively pale yellow color. Mature aromas of grapefruit and stone fruit enhanced by a persistent presence of rose petals. Elegant and fine balanced with pleasant acidity and plushy finish.

Alcohol: 12% ABV
Acidity: 6.39 g/L
pH: 3.25
RS: 1.02 g/L

2017 Lyrarakis White

Vintage: 2017
Grape Varietals: 75% Muscat of Spina and 25% Vidiano
ABV: 12%
Aging: No Oak. Aged on the fine lees for 3 months.
Serving Temp: 50-55°F

Wine Making Notes:

Region: Alagni area - central Crete
Soil: Clay - loam
Pruning Technique: Cordon trained, spur pruned
Altitude: 480m above sea level
Irrigation: Not irrigated
Yield: 9tn/ha
Varieties: 75% Muscat of Spina and 25% Vidiano

Winemaking: Hand-harvested in the last week of August (exact harvest time defined by berry sensory assessment, to obtain the optimum taste and aromatic balance). Grapes are vinificated separately. After de-stemming, the almost uncrushed berries remain in the press under reductive conditions for about 8 to 10 hours. Blending was performed using tasting results, choosing the ones with the best characteristics of texture and freshness. Matured on fine lees for 3 months


Pairings:

Food pairing: Sea food, Thai or spicy cuisine and a large variety of salads.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
GC1EE496002WBS 750ml 12 Glass 5 203995 301014 TBD $14.99