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Melissaki White Dry Wine by Lyrarakis Winery 750ml

White wine Melissaki Lyrarakis based on the forgotten cretan variety Melissaki present scattered in old vineyards at the foot of Psiloritis mountain.
Gross Weight: 1,5 Kg

Availability: In stock


€8,60 8.60
Lyrarakis Wines

Description

Melissaki White Dry Wine by Lyrarakis Winery

Melissaki White Dry Wine by Lyrarakis Winery is a remarkable experimental wine based on the forgotten Cretan variety Melissaki scattered in old vineyards at the foot of Psiloritis mountain. After sourcing it from its place of origin, Lyrarakis family planted it in 2010 in a family-owned vineyard, called Gerodeti, hence the wine name. 

It has bright yellow color with intense herbal scents in lemon background. Mouth round with remarkably dense texture and citrus aftertaste.

Melissaki White Dry Wine by Lyrarakis Winery is an amazing accompaniment to appetizers, seafood and yellow cheese.

The proper drinking temperature is 09 - 12 ° C.

 

 

 

The producer

Lyrarakis Wines

The Lyrarakis Winery has been producing high quality wines since 1966 with emphasis on rare Cretan grape varieties. The Lyrarakis family winery has revived ancient Cretan varieties, Dafni and Plyto and Melissaki.

Today, the management of the Lyrarakis Winery has passed to the second generation. The family vineyard covers an area of 140 hectares on calcareous gravelly soils and has an average altitude of 550 meters.

Surrounded by the idyllic setting of the vineyards and the Lassithi mountains the Lyrarakis winery offers the opportunity to visit their estate and enjoy nature and taste Lyrarakis wine varieties.

Lyrarakis wines are greatly appreciated abroad, with many international prizes and awards and they are exported to several European countries and in North America (USA & Canada).

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