Alpha Estate

Alpha Estate Alpha One

$135

Alpha Estate Alpha One Red

Alpha Estate is one of Greece's most renowned wineries and  is located at the northwest part of Greece, the Amyndeon, Florina region. 

Low yields, low production, long process of maturation and aging, limited availability. The Alpha One is rare and unique in every way, as is proved by his name. Try to discover the autumn fruity aromas, beautiful acidity and rich tannins, but also to join the elite wine lovers who have turned the Alpha One in one of the most elite and hard to find wines from the Greek market.

Variety Composition:
The wine maker’s choice. The best 17 barrels of each harvest were the winemaker selects to present the absolute expression and dynamic of the Amyndeon viticulture zone.

Region / Location / Vineyard:
Amyndeon plateau. Amyndeon viticulture zone. North-western Macedonia. "Hedgehog" sub-region. 690m altitude, with northern exposure, facing lake Petron and mount Voras. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m.

Vinification Method & Ageing:
Destemming, no crushing, cold soak - skin contact under controlled conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increase temperatures, maintenance of wine "sur lie" for eight months with regular stirring. Thirty six months in Allie - Bertrange at 200% (18+18) new oak casks medium toast. No treatment or filtration before bottling and eighteen months in bottles.

Tasting Characteristics:
Fine, rich, intense. Some black fruit, spices, cassis. Quite complex, very long. Develops in mouth very good. 

Harmony:
Well paired with rich meat dishes, grilled or with rich sauces, cooked with vegetables, roots and wine. Marinated game, with chestnuts and plums. Enjoy this wine with full body mature creamy cheeses with intense and full favour, charcuterie, Greek olives, fig pie and bite-sized artisan delicacies

13% Alcohol Content

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