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Domaine Mercouri 2020 - Mercouri Estate

Producer: Merkouri Estate
Varieties: Μαυροδάφνη , Refosco
Region: Πελοπόννησος

This constitutes the basic wine of the company. It is produced using Refosco and Mavrodaphne grapes. It is distinguished by its deep red colour, the perfumes of red fruits, with hints of chocolate and coffee, in harmony with the vanilla and cinnamon from the wood. With a medium, but structured body, and full, but fine tannins, the wine goes well with roasted red and white meats, casseroles with tomato sauce and with hard cheeses. The wines that are distributed have been matured for 10-12 months in French oak barrels and have rested for at least 6 months in the bottle. The annual production is approximately 40,000 bottles and the wine can be kept for 5-8 years.

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Products specifications
Color Red
Type Dry
Region Peloponnese
Geographical Indication PGI Letrini
Vintage 2020
Variety Mavrodaphne, Refosco, Refosco
Bottle 750ml (Standard Bottle)
Maturation 12 μήνες
Matured in Oak Barrels
Alcohol 13,5%
Organic No
Natural No
Aging potential 5 - 10 years
Closure Cork
Serving temperature 14°C - 16°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.

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