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Muses Estate A.MUSE Rose Sterea Ellada 2022

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Muses Estate A.MUSE Rose Sterea Ellada 2022

  • Grapes Sauvignon Blanc 85%, Mouhtaro 15%
  • Country Greece
  • Region: Sterea Ellada Valley of the Muse
  • Abv 13 %
  • Dry/Sweet value: 1 (1 is dry, 7 is very sweet)
    Residual Sugar: 0.9
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: No
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • Winemaker: Nikos Zacharias
  • Closure Diam
  • Delicate salmon-pink, this refreshing rose is full of elegant gooseberry and strawberry aromas, typical of the native Mouhtaro variety. Deliciously light, fruity, and thirst-quenching, with archetypally cool-climate fruit.
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The vines are grown on the slopes of the Valley of the Muses at the foot of Mt. Helicon, at an altitude of between 500 and 570 metres and a gradient of between 3% and 7%. The Mouhtaro vine is a rare native variety, which is found exclusively in the Valley of the Muses. Rescued by Nicolaos and Athanasios Zaharias, the variety is naturally lowyielding and produces concentrated wines with herbaceous and botanical notes. Grown in fertile soils, which are of a mixed composition ranging from sandy loam to clay loam and produce wines characterised by rich aromatics. The double Cordon Royat vines are densely planted, resulting in lower yields, they have a north to south orientation which helps the grapes reach optimal phenolic ripeness and sugar concentration. Cold air currents come down from Mount Helicon, cooling the vines and allowing the grapes to ripen slowly and retain acidity. Cultivated according to the principles of integrated agriculture and the grapes are hand-harvested.

His passion for wine and the millennia-old winemaking traditions of his homeland, led Nikolaos Zaharias to create a small winery in 1946 in Askri, in Central Greece, fulfilling his life-long dream. In 1967, his son, Athanasios Zaharias, entered the family business and brought with him dynamic and forward-thinking ideas, and gradually they transformed the small artisanal winery into a modern winery. In 2005, the year when ‘Muses Estate’ was created, it was time for the third generation Nikos, Stelios and Panayiotis, to take their place in the family business. Their skills, scientific knowledge and youthful ideas, combined with the family tradition and experience further enriched Muses Estate. From their vines grown on the slopes of the Valley of the Muses, at the foot of Mount Helicon, they aim to produce wines that are in perfect harmony with the ecosystem, and are representative of the historic terroir, as well as the family itself. They succeed: their exquisite wines are vibrant with mountain freshness that truly evoke the senses.

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