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CΑVALIERI LAZARIDI ΛΕΥΚΟ

CAVALIERI LAZARIDI WHITE

2019
PGI AGORA
DRY WHITE WINE

Cavalieri LAZARIDI refers to the title of Cavaliere that has been awarded to Nico Lazaridi’s family members, in recognition of their contribution to the Italian Republic.

The combination of three famous varieties, the cosmopolitan Sauvignon Blanc with the Mediterranean Ugni Blanc and the Greek Assyrtiko, which creates an excellent white wine that highlights the local terroir.

Type of wine: Dry White Wine.

Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Agora.

Varieties: Assyrtiko 70%, Sauvignon Blanc 15%, Ugni Blanc 15%

Vinification Method: Alcoholic fermentation in graduated temperatures from 12 to 17οC in stainless steel tanks. Small part of the Assyrtiko ends its fermentation in acacia barrels and matures for 6 months by performing the battonage. The rest of the wine stays in stainless tanks in contact with the fine lees.

Analytical Data:
Alcohol: 12.9%
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.97 g/l

Tasting Notes: Deep lemon colour. It has fresh aromas of pear, peach and citrus harmonically combined with tea leaves and hints of jasmine. It is round in the mouth with high acidity and a long finish with citrus aromas.

Aging: Will respond to aging for up to 4-5 years after harvest.

Perfect Pairing: Served chilled at 10-13ΟC, an excellent match for fresh vegetables, fish and seafood with acid sauces, mushrooms, white meat, hummus and sushi.