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Menexes 2018-Estate Menexes

Producer: Estate Menexes
Varieties: Κοτσιφάλι , Syrah, Merlot
Region: Κρήτη

    Wine "Menexes" is produced by the cretan local  variety "Kotsifali" and the internationals "Syrah" and "Merlot" in Kipriotakis vineyards . Our  experience of 30 years in grape-growing , the meticulous wine production and the 12 month maturing in oak French barrels , give us this special wine .

    The wine  characterized by a deep red colour with purple highlights. The scents that dominate is from dried fruits like plum and apricot with subtle notes of vanilla . 

 

    Serving temperature 16-18 degrees of Celsium . Perfect choice for grilled meats , hunting , and spicy cheeses .

    Because of no-filtering , sediment might appear .

 

Vineyard characteristics :

Vineyard elevation : 300 meters

Soil : Sandy clay

Yield : 700 kg/ha

Harvest : From 15 to 30 August 

RRP: €12.50
€11.00
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Products specifications
Color Red
Type Dry
Region Crete
Geographical Indication PGI Crete
Vintage 2017
Variety Kotsifali, Syrah, Merlot
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 16°C - 18°C
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Estate Menexes

Estate Menexes is located 20 km South of the city of Heraklion and on a short distance from the Minoan settlement of Vathipetro,
where the oldest winery of the Minoan Crete (4.000 years old )was found. Located in Destination of Origin of the Highest Quality
zone of Archanes. It covers an area of 2.000 acres and is one of the largest estates in Crete.
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