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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.

Tasting notes:

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.

Vineyard notes:








Richter 110


Clay-Sandy schist


140m above sea level


Winemaking report:

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.

Aging potential:

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.


Food matches:

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.