Akriotou, 'Orivatis' Old Vine Savatiano, Sterea Ellada
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Akriotou, 'Orivatis' Old Vine Savatiano, Sterea Ellada

Akriotou, 'Orivatis' Old Vine Savatiano, Sterea Ellada

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  • Country of origin: Greece
  • Wine Type: Dry White Wine
  • Tasting Notes: Intensely aromatic notes of rich pineapple and citrus andfinishing with a mineral, salty edge 
Nutrition details (per 125ml)
ABV12.5%
Calories78
Sugars0g
Carbohydrates0g
Suitable for Vegetarians
Suitable for Vegans
100% Gluten-free

Nutrition Facts


Serving size 125ml

Amount per serving

Calories 78
Total Carbohydrates 0g
Total Sugar 0g
Alcohol by volume 12.5%
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Product Details

Greece has entered the chat.... Honestly one of the most surpising products we have launched in 2021 and came from left field. On a wine discovery day the product was pitched and blew us away.

In 2015, Vassiliki Akriotou created her first range of wines from a micro-winery in the heart of Greece. The vineyards are situated among the snow-capped mountains at altitudes of 280 to 380 metres above sea level. The wine is packaged under the brand name of Ορειβάτης, which translates as the ‘Mountaineer’. This sublime Savatiano, made from 45 year old vines, is a true expression of this fresh mountainous terroir.

The grapes are sourced from a single vineyard called ‘Plataies’, located in Plataea, a small village at the foot of the Kitheronas Mountain, in Central Greece. The vineyard is situated at an altitude of 250 to 320 metres elevation and during the autumn and winter months cool air masses blow down from the mountains, carrying dew which refreshes the vineyard with crucial humidity. Cold winters, hot summers and long, dry autumns combine with long periods of sunshine to enable the grapes to reach excellent maturity and complexity. The Savatiano variety is suited to the hot, dry climate as it has excellent drought resistant properties. The grapes for this wine come from old vines of 40 to 60 years, which are pruned according to the traditional Gobelet style and produce low yields of concentrated fruit.

 

Tasting Notes

Intensely aromatic notes of rich pineapple and citrus and finishing with a mineral, salty edge. Made from the native Savatiano grape, this offers a complex and aromatic bouquet of ripe peach, quince, creamy vanilla and an intriguing hint of Turkish delight. Dry with perfectly balanced freshness, intense notes of grapefruit, pepper, ginger and wild mint lead to a long and spicy finish

Region

Sterea Ellada, Greece