Moschofilero Nikolaou

Moschofilero Nikolaou


Mοσχοφιλερο Nικολαου

Varietal Composition: Dry White Wine from 100% Moschofilero grapes.

Origin: Protected Geographical Indication. The grapes are organically grown in the private 0,8h vineyard of the Nikolaou family at the area of Palaiopyrgos of Mantineia, with a vine age of 40 years. The selected vineyard parcel rests on a silty-clayey soil, oriented towards the west, with a yield of approximately 600 kg per acre. No pesticides and fertilizers are used other than Bordeaux mixture, Sulphur and organic mulch (biological compost).

Production: Pruning of vines in February and harvest at the end of August.

Vinification: The grapes intended for this wine are picked by hand once they reach the desired level of phenolic and alcoholic maturity. They are cooled at 4oC and go through cryoextraction at 8oC for 8 hours. Using only the free-run, they are put through the alcoholic fermentation process, which takes place in stainless controlled temperature vats at a temperature of 17-18oC in order to bring out the entire bouquet of the variety. In keeping with the principles of organic farming, we only add the bare minimum necessary quantity of Sulphur dioxide.

Organoleptic characteristics: Bright yellowish color, vibrant acidity and fruity character, with an aftertaste of white rose, lemon and lokum.

Serving: At a temperature of 12oC.

Food combination: Light meals and fishes.

Alcoholic strength: 11,5-12oC.