This wine has a bright, deep-purple colour and complex bouquet of ripe dark fruits (wild cherry, gooseberries) as well as smoky and spicy notes, the result of its long interaction with the French oak barrels.
Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce, game casserole.
ABV: 13.5 -15%
Grapes: 65% Syrah, 20% Limnio, 5% Mavroudi, 5% Mavrotragano, 5% 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.