Agali Red

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Agali Red Koutsoyannopoulos

Red, dry, fresh wine from native varieties Mandilaria, Μavrotragano and Mavrathiro.

Climate: Dry, with limited rainfall during winter and spring. Moderate temperatures during winter. Warm to moderate temperatures during summer, usually without periods of extreme heat due to cooling northern winds. Humidity levels range from 60 to 80%, offering a breath of coolness to the vines

Soil: Volcanic

Vineyard / Viticulture: Anhydrous, with the only source of water the low rainfall and high humidity, especially early in the morning.The average yield is low, about 4000 kilos per hectare but the quality of the production is excellent because of the concentration of all the solids parts existing in the berries (sugars, acids, aromatic compound, etc).  Particularly resistant to hot and dry conditions of the island, the vines have a rich and strong root system that penetrates the layers of volcanic soil (ash, lava, pumice and rust covering the limestone and shale rock subsurface origin during successive eruptions.) The vines are pruned with the traditional pruning technique, the 'kouloura', which is a form of pruning of a low basket in which grapes are protected, without injuring the production, from the hard blows of sand entrained by the wind. The fine, sandy soil, poor in nutrients, with little clay content, protects the vineyards of Santorini from phylloxera, that’s why the vines are ungrafted. In addition, due to the low rainfall combined with the winds prevailing on the island, the vineyards of Santorini are not significantly affected by the various vine diseases.

Vinification: The harvest is manual. The grapes are collected in crates, never completely filled, to avoid broken berries. They immediately go to the facilities of our winery where they are placed in special cooling chambers, at a temperature of 10 ºC, in order to avoid any oxidation and to protect the aromatic potential of the varieties. We do the maceration only for few days in order to avoid aggressive tannins. Then, in the establishments of our winery, the alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at 20-22οC. Bottling takes place in our specially designed areas of Koutsoyannopoulos winery.

Harvest:  end of August.

Tasting Notes: Red fruits and flowers, with notes of spices. Pleasant body, with very soft tannins, refreshing acidity and minerality.

Aging potential: 5 years.

Food Pairing: It accompanies red meats with light sauces, pasta and pizza, cheeses and local delicatessen.

Best served: 16 – 18 οC

KR K AG

Data sheet

Width (package):
9 cm
Height (package):
39 cm
Depth (package):
8.5 cm
Weight (package):
1.700 Kg

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