Anafora Limniona

“Limniona grown at cool-climate Drama”

Limniona Anafora is an introduction to Limniona, the charming variety from Karditsa. A
variety usually grown in mountains, is successfully cultivated recently in the cold vineyards of
Drama, giving an expressive, juicy and supple character, with an emphasis on fruit.

Cold soak of the skins to the juice prior to fermentation for a few days to transfer good phenols and structure from the grapes, before the appearance of alcohol. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with regular pumping-over to extract color and tannins. After the malolactic conversion, the wine is transferred to 300lt French oak barrels, 50% new, for 12months maturation. Return to the tanks after maturation for settling and bottling.
APPEARANCE / Intense ruby color with purple highlights.
NOSE / Expressiveness and austerity coexist on the nose, with an aroma profile of red cherries, berries, red currant, smoked ham, cigar box, hazelnut paste and vanilla.
PALATE / High acidity, full body and intense and fully mature tannins all promise a great tasting experience.
A versatile, juicy wine, with an emphasis on fruit, a dowry of the variety itself but also of the cool vineyards of Drama where it is cultivated. Flexible and easy-going, the wine will go well with medium-weight dishes based on minced meat, such as stuffed cannelloni, burrito nests with ground beef or a minced beef and onion pie. The wine’s ample red fruit will easily converse with tomato dishes such as giouvetsi rooster or an Italian ragout, while vegetarian dishes based on mushrooms and eggplants will offer an equally mouth-watering pairing.