Dereskos Merlot
  • Grape variety: Merlot 100%
  • Category: Red Dry Wine
  • Protected geographical indication: Messinia, Greece
  • Location: Floka, Gargaliani, in the plateau, on mountain Egaleo
  • Height: 350 meters to sea level
  • Total Area under vines: 1,3 hectares
  • Age of vines: 20 years
  • Planting density: 5.000 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 in stainless steel tanks and maturing in French oak casks of 225 lt for one year
  • Alc.: 13% vol
  • Acidity: 5.5 gr / ltr
  • Sugar content: 1.5 gr / ltr
  • Average yields: 70 hl per hectare
  • Tasting notes: Purple colour with discreet aromas of mature fruit and cherries, accompanied by black peper and tobacco tobacco flavors. Round, thick and perfectly balanced with fruity mouthfeel. Accompanies well cooked red meat, Peking duck, white soft cheeses like Camembert, sauces based on fruits
  • Aging potential: 8 years
  • Best served: 14-16o c