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Coma Berenices 2021 - Mercouri Estate

Producer: Merkouri Estate
Variety: Viognier
Region: Πελοπόννησος

The Coma Berenices supplements the line of white wines from our estate. Using a single variety of grape (100% Viognier), after the vinification process and a period of 4 months in new French Berthomieu barrels, the wine has a sparkling golden-yellow colour and gives out aromas of peach and bread with a vanilla background from the barrels. The wine has a rich flavour and a firm aftertaste. It goes very well with fish
and seafood, white meats and red meats served with sweet and creamy sauces and cheeses. Annual production is approximately 3,500 bottles and the wine can be aged for 1-2 years.

€12.50
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Products specifications
Color White
Type Dry
Region Peloponnese
Geographical Indication PGI Ilia
Vintage 2021
Variety Viognier
Bottle 750ml (Standard Bottle)
Maturation 4 μήνες
Matured in Oak Barrels
Alcohol 13,5%
Organic No
Natural No
Aging potential 1 - 3 years
Closure Cork
Serving temperature 11°C - 13°C

Merkouri Estate

Merkouri Estate, an old agricultural and winemaking business, celebrated in 2014 its 150 years of history. In Korakohori, Ilia, next to the sea, in an area of ​​exceptional natural beauty, 5 generations of the Mercouri-Kanellakopoulos family have been lovingly cultivating the land producing premium wines and olive oil since 1864. Since then, many things have changed. One remains. The continuous effort to produce products of the highest, strongest, highest quality. Today, Mercouri Estate cultivates in its privately owned vineyards in Korakohori the traditional varieties of Reefsko, the Greek varieties Mavrodafni, Augustiati, Agiorgitiko, Assyrtiko and Robola, the Italian varieties of Arali and Negro, and the Italian Mediterranean varieties , Grenache, Viognier and Albarino. They produce a range of premium dry and sweet wines. The total annual production of the Estate is 110,000-120,000 bottles and includes the red wines: "Merkouri Estate", "Cava Merkouri", "Antaris", "Avgoustiatis", "Refosco Merkouri" and "Daphne Nera", the white wines " Foloi ”,“ Fume Folio ”,“ Callisto ”and“ Coma Berenices ”, rosé“ Lampadia ”and sweet dessert“ Hortates ”and“ Belvedere ”, repeatedly awarded in international competitions around the world. Over 45% of total production is exported to Europe, America, Asia and Australia, with the rest being marketed in Greece. It also produces 3,000 - 5,000 L of extra virgin olive oil, exported in the Korakochori area, owned by the property's own olive groves in the Korakochori area. At the same time, Mercouri Estate offers high quality wine tourism services to nature and wine lovers based on the quality of its products and traditional winery facilities, its very interesting folklore museum and its wonderful nature that surrounds them.