Shadow play red
Label: Shadow Play red
Origin: Northern Greece
Appellation: PGI Thessaloniki
Region: Slopes of Kamara-Oraiokastro Thessaloniki
Variety: Xinomavro 100%
History of the label: The label is a depiction of the greek traditional shadow theater, called Karagiozis, a representation of the Greek common people during the Ottoman rule. Despite it's simplicity, this shadow play managed to truthfully illustrate the different aspects of the society. The shadow play red, is a single variety wine, simple yet complex and authentic expression of the greek indigenous variety Xinomavro.
Rich light red colour, with complex aromas of small red fruits, vanilla, plums, tomato and black olive. Full-bodied with well integrated tannins and longlasting aftertaste.
140m above sea level
Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts and maceration with the skins during the whole fermentation time, no oenological substances added. The produced wine are aged for 12 months in old barrels. Battonage sur lie for 3 months.
Potential age up to 10 years. Bottled with a natural cork closure, in order to ensure a unique aging capacity. Ideal serving temperature between 16-18ο C.
Hunting dishes, rib eye, pork on the spit, cuttlefish in wine sauce, beef with barbecue sauce are only some of the dishes which match perfectly with this wine.