LIATIKO Naturally Sweet Wine by Idaia Wines 500ml 750ml

LIATIKO Sun Dried Red Naturally Sweet Cretan Wine made from local variety Liatiko. An excellent award winning wine with acidity and sweetness in harmony that impresses. It has a long aftertaste.
Alcohol by volume: 15 % vol.
Gross Weight: 1,5 Kg

Availability: In stock

€29,90 29.90


LIATIKO Naturally Sweet Wine by Idaia Wines 500ml

LIATIKO Sun Dried Red Sweet Cretan Wine is made from local variety Liatiko. An award winning sweet wine that its harmonious composition fascinates even the most demanding palate. It is a sun dried naturally sweet wine with dark caramel colour , extremely concetrated with explosive tension and complexity. Liatiko Sun Dried Red Sweet Wine by Idaia Land Winery reveals successively aromas of dried fig, soil, cocoa, dried apricot, sage, sprig, vanilla clove and grape syrup. The harmony of its acidity and sweetness, the velvety tannins, the endless aftertaste and the freshness of its taste are impressive.

  • Variety: Liatiko 100%
  • Vineyard: Northern dry vineyard in the area of Dafnes in altitude 400-500 M
  • Climate: Liatiko - Northern dry vineyard in the area of Dafnes in altitude 400-500 M
  • Harvest: End of July, beginning of August
  • Attribution Acre: Liatiko - 700-900 KG/ACRE
  • Vinification:Initially sun dried grapes for 8 days; red vinification is following skin extract at 30?C and fermentation. Ageing for 3 years in oak barrels
  • Vol: Liatiko - 12.5 %
  • Terrain: Calcium-clay












The producer


Idaia winery is a family company runned by the oenologists Laderos Vasilis and Volitaki Calliope. Their passion for the wine targets in attracting more and more people in order to initiate them in the charm of wines. A careful selection of raw materials and the controlled wine production allows them to create superb wines with strong personality and solid flavored character. The winery produces approximately 60,000 liters.

"Idaia" is the first name of ancient Crete. This was the name of the mother of the ten Kouretes. Her husband Zeus, was the king of Crete. Zeus wanted to honour his wife, therefore he named the whole island “Idaia”.

The company’s trademark is the daisy (Rodakas) with eight leaves which comes from the Faistos plate. The ancient Greeks used to believe that symbolizes the Sirius star. That emblem is often found in ancient Greek findings.

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