Type: Naturally Sweet Wine
Classification: Wine with Appellation of Superior Quality «Santorini».
Varietal Composition: Assytriko 75%, Aidani 25%
Vinification techniques: Classic white wine vinification from sun dried grapes (10-12 days). Aging in old oak barrels for a minimum of 24 months. Vinsanto is the most genuine descendant of the “passon oinon”, as the sun dried wines were called in antiquity. During the Middle Ages the ancient volcanic Thira was renamed as Santo Erini – Santorini and thus the wine took the name Vino Santo – Vinsanto, thus declaring its place of origin. Thus, the name is a «historical name of appelation», one of the few still in existence.
Technical data: 9% vol, residual sugar: 300 gr/lt, acidity: 8.5 gr/lt.
Organoleptic characteristics: Bright orange-golden color. Rich and complex aroma with dominant scents of dried and sugared fruits. Exquisite structure, acidity and finesse, with a strong aftertaste.
Aging potential: Limitless.
Serving Suggestions: Strong cheese and dried fruit served at 11° C.
Location of vineyard: Santorini, Oia (in the northern part of the island).
Age of vines: Over 50 years.
Harvest: Early to mid August.