MAGIC MOUNTAIN RED
DRY RED WINE
The Magic Mountain – a name, a legend, a wine that satisfies all senses. It refers to the Mount Pangeon that rises impressively opposite the Château Νico Lazaridi Winery and relates to the worship of Dionysus, the treasure hunting by Alexander the Great and constitutes a crossroad for cultures between East and West for thousands of years.
The Magic Mountain red wine, produced from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, since its first release in 1990 and until today is an unsurpassed product, with divine, noble and mystic flavour, characteristics of NICO LAZARIDI superior wines.
Its fans seek it every year, not only for its taste, but also for its unique bottle that changes its label after every new harvest. This years label is an art work made by greek artist Giannis Gigourtakis.and just like the Magic Mountain White, pays tribute to the 200 years from the Greek Revolution of 1821. The painting depicts the iconic helmet of general Theodoros Kolokotronis and the emblematic “call to arms” of Alexandre Ipsilantis, with which the Greek revolution began 200 years ago.
This painting as well as all the artworks that were featured at the MAGIC MOUNTAIN labels are on display at the art gallery of the same same at Château Νico Lazaridi Winery.
Magic Mountain Red 2016 is also available in Magnum, Double Magnum & Imperial bottles.
Type of wine: Dry Red Wine
Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Agora
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Cabernet Franc 50%
VinificationTechniques: Classic red wine vinification with a long extraction, the proportion of the grape marcs/must increases in order to achieve a greater output in tannins. The wine ages for 18-20 months in new oak barrels and matures in the bottle additionally for 18 months in ideal cellar conditions.
Analytical Data :
Total Acidity: 5.8g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.9 g/l
Tasting Notes: Deep red color. In the nose, exuberant aromas of mature red and black fruits, violet, coffee and chocolate are harmoniously combined with the distinctive character of spices. On the palate, it has a full body with round tannins and well balanced with the acidity, having an aromatic richness and a long aftertaste
Aging: Will respond well to aging for up to 10-15 years after harvest.
Perfect Pairing: Served at 16-18˚C an ideal accompaniment for red meat dishes with intricate sauces, game birds and other game meat and ripe spicy cheese.