Idaia Winery “Liatiko” sweet red wine

PRODUCER

COUNTRY

Greece

WINE TYPE

Red

VARIETY

Liatiko

AGE OF VINES

None

FARMING

Organic

SOIL

Calcium-clay soil

ALTITUDE

400-500 M

FERMENTATION

nitially sun dried grapes for 8 days; red vinification is following skin extract at 30ÂșC and fermentation

AGING

3 years in oak barrels

DESCRIPTION

Liatiko is an ancient red grape variety originating from the Greek island of Crete. The vineyards are planted in hilly area of Dafnes with calcium clay soil at elevation of 1650ft. The hand harvested grapes are completely sun dried before vinification, and wine is then aged for 3 years in oak barrels. This unique sweet and balanced wine has aromas and taste of chocolate, dark fruits, fig and coffee.