The complex Moschofilero grape calls attention to its lighter and more distinctive dimension in Domaine Spiropoulos - Mantinia. Produced exclusively from selected grapes from the family-owned organic vineyards in the upland region of Mantinia.
|Wine maker notes
|An Appellation of Origin Mantinia dry white wine produced solely from the Moschofilero grape. The vines are grown at an altitude of 650 meters. The free run must is then placed in stainless steel vats where it ferments for approximately twenty days. Bottling takes place seventy-five days after the end of fermentation. The wine is greenish yellow in color with a delicate floral bouquet. It is youthful and dry with citrus flavors and medium acidity that cleanses the palate. Overall, it is a balanced wine with a pleasant medium length finish.
|Organic wine production is a growing sector of Greek viticulture. Domaine Spiropoulos was established in 1870. The vineyard site is located in Mantinia on a plateau that is 650 meters above sea level. In the 1970’s the Spiropoulos family uprooted and replanted their vineyards with younger vines. An experimental vineyard was also created to save local varieties that were nearing extinction. Since 1993, Domaine Spiropoulos has received numerous medals for its organically grown wines. The Domaine is located in Mantinia, an area in the Peloponnese region. The International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements has also certified the Domaine’s grapes as a product of organic farming. For more info please visit www.domainspiropoulos.com