Dereskos Agrilia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
  • Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon – Merlot
  • Category: Red Dry Wine
  • Protected geographical indication: Messinia, Greece
  • Location: Floka Messinias, in the plateau on mountain Egaleo Southwest Greece, in Peloponnese.
  • Height: 350 meters to sea level
  • Total Area under vines: 1,3 hectares
  • Age of vines: 20 – 26 years
  • Planting density: 3.600 vines per hectare
  • Soil: Medium clay and argyle
  • Vineyard management: One sided royal cordoned prunning, grass covering on each row, sustainable methods, thining out of the leaves, on one side in June
  • Wine making: Cryovinification and maturing for 2 years in Frech oak casks of 225 lt.
  • Alc.: 13.5% vol
  • Acidity: 5.3 gr / ltr
  • Sugar content: 1 gr / ltr
  • Average yields: 70 hl per hectare
  • Tasting notes: Ruby red color. Berry sweet with cherry and ripe fruits aromas, soft and rounded with balancing acidity. Pairs well with roasted meat, such as roasted pork and baked potatoes or rooster in tomato sauce with pasta. Long aging.
  • Aging potential: 20 years
  • Best served: 18 c