Strofilia Estate Crossroads

Strofilia Estate Crossroads

Strofilia Estate Crossroads
DRY RED WINE PGI PELOPONNESE
Agiorgitiko, Syrah
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: 

Grilled red meat, red sauce recipes, cured meat and cheese platters.

Grilled red meat, red sauce recipes, cured meat and cheese platters.

CHARACTERISTICS: 

Deep ruby colour, aromas of ripe red berries, eucalyptus, vanilla and dark ch

ocolate flavour notes.  A rich taste with soft tannins and very good balance, leads to a long aftertaste.

VINIFICATION: 

After careful selection of the grapes, short pre-fermentation cold-maceration

is performed, followed by alcoholic fermentation at a temperature not exceeding 25°C, with selected strain of saccharomyces cerevisiae, for 10-14 days.  The wine matures for 8 months in 225 lt French oak barrels.

VINEYARDS: 

Lyre training system vineyards in the plateau of Stymfalia lake (850 m of alt

itude), in clay loam, alkaline soils, where the yield never exceeds 9.000 kg/ha. The climate of the area is characterized by cold winter, a lot of rain and snow, cool spring and dry summer, with higher temperatures during the day and cooler in the evenings.