WINE CATEGORY: Red Dry
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Merlot
GRAPE ORIGINATION: Muses Valley, on the mountain of Helicon in Central Greece
INSPIRATION: Chrisolithos means ”Golden Stone” and named because of the soil is very fertile
CLIMATE: The climate is characterized by mild, wet winters and dry summers, with long periods of sunshine
WINE CHARACTERISTICS: A fantastic deep purple red color.
An explosive nose exhibits some notes of fresh red fruits
(red currant, cherry, and white fruits like pear).
An intense palate showing black fruits, warming spice and soft tannins. Well made, enjoyable and serious wine
HARMONY: Combine it with pork with plums in tomato sauce,
pasta with meatballs in tomato sauce and why not with salmon
in soya sauce
VINEYARD: The soil is fertile, with mixed composition ranging from sandy loam to clay loam thus offering the possibility of producing wines of exquisite quality and rich aromas. The microclimate of the region is characterized by cold winters and warm summers, while a small river called Permisos contribute to the existence of a mild continental climate.
Served Best at 16-18° C
Soil: Sandy loam to clay loam
Vineyard Slope: 3% – 7%
Production / Stump: 1.6 kg/stump