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Karipidis Winery Syrah Red Wine




Syrah  grape itself is thick-skinned and dark, almostblack. Wines made from Syrah are intense with a darkpurple-black color. The wines taste of blackberry and black raspberry fruit, smoke, tar and black pepper, and have a smooth supple texture. Syrah reflects minerality well, and the chalky character of the tannins provides a wonderful backbone to softer, fruitier varietals. Karipidi winery cultivated SYRAH variety in their 30 hectares of privately owned vineyards located at Vounaina Area Thessaly in central Greece. Vounaina, as declared by its name (small mountains), is a hilly area with tradition in wine making.The vineyards, which are registered in a institution for inspection and certification of  biological products, are being cultivated exclusively with methods of biological agriculture. The soil is clay, rich in organic substances with a non solid subsoil with nice drainage.The organic vineyards, having a south-east orientation, lie 200 to 300 metres above sea level surrounded by small hills with few rainfalls during spring and a dry summer.

Characteristics :

  • Variety : SYRAH  100%
  • Colour : Deep purple colour with violet sheens in its early years.
  • Wine Character : Coplex & complicated nose dominated by varietal (cherries, black pepper, thyme) and bouquet aromas of truffle, vanilla, sweet wood.Rich and tasteful in the mouth, with lively but velvety tannins contributing to an exceptionally pleasing structure and increased ageing potential. Captivating and long-lasting aftertaste of fruity, spicy & oakcharacters.
  • Vineyard : At Vounaina area, Thessaly in Central Greece The vineyards are Organic, having a south-east orientation, lie 200 to 300 metres above sea level surrounded by small hills with few rainfalls during spring and a dry summer. Cold soak skin contact vinification proceeds with small extractions for 4-5 weeks .New oak barrels for 16 months followed by bottling and cellar aging for 6 months.
  • Alc : 13,5%
  • Best served : 14-16oC.


Suggested cuisine :
Beef, lamp, pork spare ribs with black beans,curried eggplant, spicy meatballs in tomato sauce,hunting meats, aged yellow cheeses, bardeque meats, confit duck with sweet potato, starters.



Specification

Product Package Pcs/Carton Carton/Eupallet
Syrah Red Dry Bottle 750ml 6 100