Lyrarakis Liastos | PGI Crete Sweet White Wine Vidiano Plyto Dafni Assyrtiko Thrapsathiri Vilana (2015) 375ml | Lyrarakis Wines

Lyrarakis Liastos 11% alc., Sweet White Wine, Vidiano, Plyto, Dafni, Assyrtiko, Thrapsathiri, Vilana, PGI Crete - Lyrarakis Wines

Code: G09100000004578
17,20€

This sweet "Liastos" wine is a blend of local grapes which sun-dry (in the shadow), giving us a concentrated juice with density of aromas and taste. Caramelised apricots with a hint of herbs  in the nose, followed by a bitter orange marmalade mouthfeel, which is balanced by the wine's exceptional freshness.

Alcohol: 11%

Acidity: 7,2g/lt

pH: 3.35

Res.Sugar: 164 g/lt

Vineyard/Viticulture

Region: Alagni - Panorama area - Central Crete

Soil: Clay - Loam

Aspect: Varied (North - North East)

Vines: Cordon trained, spur pruned

Altitude: 480-600m above sea level

Irrigation: Not irrigated

Yield: 8tn/ha

Varieties: Vidiano 26%, Plyto 10%, Dafni 10%, Assyrtiko 30%, Thrapsathiri 15%, Vilana 9%

Wine making:

This sweet "Liastos" wine is a blend of local grapes that sun-dry (7 days in the shadow and 2 days into direct sunlight), giving us a concentrated juice with density of aromas and taste. The wine has been aged in 225l oak barrels for 12 months.

Tasting Note:

Clear golden colour. Intense deep bouquet of caramelised apricots with a hint of herbs in the nose, followed by a bitter orange marmalade mouthfeel balanced by the wine's exceptional freshness. This wine has an excellent bottle-ageing potential that an overpass 10 years.

Food matches:

Fruit, all traditional Cretan sweet pies and a large variety of creamy fruit desserts. Serve at 10°C - 11°C.


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OriginHeraklion
Grape VarietyVidiano,Plyto,Dafni,Assyrtiko,Thrapsathiri,Vilana
PackagingGlass Bottle 375ml
Vintage2015
CretePGI Crete
EU Protection MarkPGI - Protected Geographical Indication
CatergoriesWine
Alcoholic Strength11%

Fruit, all traditional Cretan sweet pies and a large variety of creamy fruit desserts. Serve at 10°C - 11°C.

Vintage 2015—2019 Decanter World Wine Awards, Silver medal
Vintage 2015—2019 TEXSOM International Wine Awards, Bronze medal
Vintage 2015—2018 JancisRobinson.com, 17 points
Malvasia of Crete—2016 International Wine & Spirit Competition, Gold medal
Malvasia of Crete—2016 Decanter World Wine Awards, Silver medal
Malvasia of Crete—2016 JancisRobinson.com, 17 points
Malvasia of Crete—2015 Wine & Spirits Magazine, 91 points
Malvasia of Crete—2015 Decanter World Wine Awards, Bronze medal
Malvasia of Crete—2013 San Francisco International Wine Competition, Silver medal
Malvasia of Crete—2013 China Wine & Spirits Awards, Double Gold Medal – Best Value
Malvasia of Crete—2012 Decanter World Wine Awards, Gold Medal & Regional Trophy
Malvasia of Crete—2012 International Wine & Spirit Competition, Silver medal – Outstanding
Malvasia of Crete—2012 JancisRobinson.com, 17 points
Malvasia of Crete—2011 Austria Wine Challenge, Gold Medal