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Varietal Composition: Xinomavro 100%.
Location: "Barba Yannis". 3,71 ha. 40°40'45.88"N, 21°41'35.93"E., at 647m.
Age of Vines: Over 90 years old, 100% ungrafted bush vines (Gobelet).
Region: Amyndeon Viticulture Zone.
Vineyard: 180ha of linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m.
Soil: Sandy - sandy clay soil of excellent drainage.
Climate: Semi continental with satisfactory rainfalls, significant snow falls and warm, dry summer with fresh nights. Frequent north-west winds, absent of spring frost.
Harvest: Manual harvesting in small picking boxes. Yield: 26HL/ha, post to green harvest and selection. Density of Plantation: 3.900 shoots / ha.
Vinification Method: Destemming, light crushing, cold soak - skin contact, alcoholic fermentation by indigenous flora isolated from the specific block, at gradual increasing temperatures, maintenance of wine "sur lies" for I B months with regular stirring.
Ageing: 24 months in new Allier - Bertrange French oak casks medium grain, white toast and 12 months in the bottle before release.
Tasting Characteristics: Bright ruby color. Complex nose with typical bouquet of small red berries, sundried tomatoes, strawberries, dark cherries, licorice and spices. Full body, with rich fruit depth, blackberries, plums, herbaceous hints and oak on the back.
Solid velvety tannins and long aftertaste with persistent aromas.
Vine Grower: Makis Mavridis.
Wine Maker: Angelos latridis.