Vilana Porovolikes Vineyard 2019, Lyrarakis, CreteDiscover this wine
Pale yellow colour. Fine aromas of wild flowers and citrus fruit with delicate herbal notes and a touch of spice and cedar from the oak. Full mouthfeel with crispy acidity, marked by a long fruity and slightly mineral finisih.
The Lyrarakis estate is a family vineyard and winery which has been producing high quality wines since 1966.
Lyrarakis has devoted itself to the revival of indigenous, almost extinct, rare varieties such as Dafni, Plyto, Melissaki and others, vinifying wines that highlight their unique and distinctive character.
The 30-year-old bush vines in Pirovolikes vineyard give us grapes with significant high natural acidity and aromatic concentration that is extracted by a skin contact of 16 hours. The must is fermented in stainless steel for 12 days at 19c. The wine is matured in 500lt, 400lt and 225lt, new and re-used French, Acacia and Caucasian oak for 2 months.