Menexes Merlot 2018 - Estate Menexes

Producer: Estate Menexes
Variety: Merlot
Region: Κρήτη

    Wine Menexes Merlot is produced 100 % by the international variety "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 . The scents that dominate is gooseberry and wild cherry , with scents of vanilla, tobacco and chocolate 


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

    Because of no-filtering , sediment might appear .


Vineyard characteristics:
Vineyard elevation : 350 meters
Soil : Sandy clay
Yield : 700 kg/ha
Harvest : From 10 to 25 of August

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Products specifications
Color Red
Type Dry
Region Crete
Geographical Indication PGI Crete
Vintage 2019
Variety Merlot
Bottle 750ml (Standard Bottle)
Maturation 12 μήνες
Matured in Oak Barrels
Alcohol 14%
Organic No
Natural No
Aging potential 5 - 10 years
Closure Cork
Serving temperature 16°C - 18°C

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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