Alpha Estate, Florina Syrah Turtles Vineyard (2013)


Price:
$22

Description

Variety Composition:
Syrah 100%.

Region / Location / Vineyard:
Amyndeon plateau. Amyndeon viticulture zone. North-western Macedonia. "Turtles" sub-region. 640-650 m altitude, with north-western exposure, facing mount Voras. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710 m.

Vinification Method & Ageing:
Destemming, no crushing, cold soak - skin contact under controlled conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increasing temperatures, maintenance of wine "sur lies" for eight months with regular stirring. Twelve months in French, fine grain, medium toast oak casks and twelve months in the bottle.

Tasting Characteristics:
Bright, deep ruby color. It has beautiful Syrah fruit silky and ripe. Rich and intricate bouquet, earthy, dominated by leather and cherry brandy aromas, with peppery and plumy background. Generous, full bodied, chewy, robust wine with a velvety taste. Vanilla, wood, mocha and toffee hints. Slightly tannic finish with long persistent aromas. Its potential complexity is under constant development. A "Vin de Garde" with a great future.

Harmony:
It fits ideally with a large range of meats, grill cooked fleshy mushrooms, well matured smooth cheese. 

Best served at 16-18ο C. (60,8-64,4 ο F).

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