The wine is dark ruby. It has a pronounced bouquet of black fruits, ripe plum, black cherry and spices. On the palate the wine offers gentle tannins enhanced with great fruit intensity, yet round and harmonious. The finish is spicy, long and persistent.
Roasted pork, lamb loin and duck moussaka.
Grapes: 70% Syrah, 15% Limnio & 15% Merlot
Ktima Gerovassiliou was established in 1981 and is located approximately 25 km southwest of Thessaloniki. Today, 56 hectares are planted with Assyrtiko, Malagousia, Chardonnay, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc for whites. The red varieties are Syrah, Merlot, Grenache Rouge, Limnio, Mavroudi, Mavrotragano and other local Greek red varieties.
The area’s climate is characterized as Mediterranean with mild winters and warm to cool summers that are tempered by the sea breeze. The soil is mainly sandy with a few clay substrates, calcareous rocks and rich in sea fossils.