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ELTYNA Red Organic Wine Sinadinakis Wines

Award winning dry red wine ELTYNA from the organic farming of Sinadinakis family. "Gold Award", Germany, 2014
Weight: 1,35 Kg

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€13,90 13.90
Sinadinakis Wines

Description

Gold Award
at the international organic wine competition, Germany 2014

Awarded dry red wine with deep, red colour, full-bodied spicy aromas, balanced and excellent after-taste. Comes from the organic farming of Sinadinakis family. The vineyards are located near the traditional village Archanes, at the foot of the mountain Juchtas south of Knossos.

The wine ELTYNA is a combination of the varieties Kotsifali and Cabernet Sauvignon and aged for 12 months in oak barrels. Fits perfectly with: Red meat, baked or boiled, smoked, dishes with tomato sauce and ripe yellow cheese. Served at 17-18°C.

Regional Wines P.G.I. CRETE (Protected Geographical Indication CRETE). The zone of PGI Crete, established in 1989, comprises the four districts of the island: Lasithi, Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania. Crete is the biggest and southernmost Greek island.

 

The producer

Sinadinakis Wines

Wines ELTYNA are produced and bottled at the winery of winemaker Evangelos Sinadinakis in the traditional village Archanes, at Heraklion, Crete, Greece. He works as a teacher at the High School of Archanes and teaches chemistry.

In 1991, in parallel with his main job, he began to cultivate the family vineyard, several varieties of grapes such as Kotsifali a local red variety, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc and others provided the raw material for experimentation and vinification in various variants. So in 1997 the white wine ΕLTYNA started, in 2000 the red wine ELTYNA and later in 2007 the red wine Merlot «ELTYNA».

The vineyard is located in the area of the ancient Eltyna, whence comes the archaic column (490-480 BC), with the female figure, shown on the label of the wine.

The crop is mild, using organic methods and is certified by the Institution of Organic Products BIO Hellas.

Small scale vinification with a combination of traditional methods with those of modern enology.
  

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