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Idaia Winery Ocean Thrapshathiri Dafnes 2017


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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £80.32

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Country - Greece

Region - Crete

Grape Varieties - Thraphsathiri 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Idaia Winery

Tasting notes - A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas which follow through to a well-balanced palate with a pleasantly crisp finish.

Awards
Top 100, Wine Merchant,
2017
16Pts, Jancis Robinson, 2017

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A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas
followed by a generous and spicy mouthfeel with hints
of liquorice and pine and a refreshing herbal, saline
finish.
Producer Note
Idaia Winery is located in Venerato, a village in the heart of the vineyards of the
Malevizi district, which is part of the Dafnes appellation area. Idaia is a family
company, specialising in producing wines from indigenous grapes, which reflect a
true sense of place. Oenologists Vasilis Laderos and Calliope Volitaki use their
extensive knowledge, experience and passion to create these superb wines with
strong personalities. We are delighted to include these wines in our portfolio, they are
truly expressive of the terroir of Crete.
Vineyard
The indigenous variety of Thrapshathiri (pronounced Thra-psa-THEE-ree) is grown in
the Dafnes region, in vineyards located at an altitude of 400 to 500 metres above
sea level. The calcium-rich, clayish soil, the very low yielding vines and the distinctive
microclimate, which is formed by the cool Aegean summer breeze, combine to
create a unique terroir for viticulture and wine production.
Winemaking
The winemaking philosophy is to create wines which showcase the quality of the
indigenous varieties. Following a thorough inspection at the winery, the grapes were
preserved for 24 hours at very low temperatures. The grapes were destemmed, then
a cryo-maceration took place for approximately six hours. The free-run juice was
removed without having been pressed. After a cold settling, the wine was fermented
with carefully selected yeasts which highlight the aromatic characters of this variety.
Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks for 10 to 12 days at temperatures that
did not exceed 16°C, maintaining the purity of fruit in the final wine.
Tasting Note
A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas which follow through to a wellbalanced
palate with a pleasantly crisp finish.
Serving Suggestion
The perfect accompaniment to salads, seafood and grilled fish dishes.
Grape
Thraphsathiri 100%

Awards
Top 100, Wine Merchant,
2017
16Pts, Jancis Robinson, 2017

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Data sheet

Vintage
2017
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Crete

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Idaia Winery Ocean Thrapshathiri Dafnes 2017

Country - Greece

Region - Crete

Grape Varieties - Thraphsathiri 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Idaia Winery

Tasting notes - A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas which follow through to a well-balanced palate with a pleasantly crisp finish.

Awards
Top 100, Wine Merchant,
2017
16Pts, Jancis Robinson, 2017

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