THE BLACK SHEEP SYRAH – MERLOT
DRY RED WINE
The Black Sheep, an eccentric name for a product that stresses out its diversity and particularity. Its thoroughly modern philosophy is evident from its contemporary appearance, its screw cap and its characteristic freshness. It is produced at the Mackedon Winery at Platanotopos, Kavala, while the vineyards are found in a small distance.
The Black Sheep red wine is made from the varieties Syrah and Merlot, which cultivation has offered satisfactory results.
Type of wine: Dry Red Wine
Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Pangeon
Varieties: Syrah 60%, Merlot 40%
Vinification Techniques: The pre-fermentation extraction (skin contact) method is applied for three days. The wine then follows a classic red wine vinification and matures for 4-6 months in stainless tanks with oak chips.
Total Acidity: 5.25 g/l
Residual Sugar : 2.5g/l
Tasting Notes: Vivid ruby color with purple highlights. Intense aromas of mature red fruits, plum and hints of pepper. Velvet mouth with soft tannins and an aromatic, fruity aftertaste.
Aging: Will respond to aging for 5 years after harvest.
Perfect Pairing: Served at 16-18οC, with red meat, spicy cheese and refreshing green salads.
Serving Temperature: 15-18oC.