Potamisi

Potamisi is a rare Greek indigenous variety, minimally explored for its aptitude and characteristics. Its history is linked to Naxos, as it is one of the main varieties of this historic island. A part of our vineyard is selected separately, in an effort to discover the variety’s potential and to showcase its characteristics.

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Ποταμίσι

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Origin of grapes: Grapes are sourced from our private-own vineyard at Glinado Village in Western Naxos. A single plot selection of the indigenous white variety Potamisi. Dry-farmed, low-yielding vines, about 15 years old, grown organically. Sandy-clay soil with a high proportion of granite trashes.

Vinification: Classic white vinification in stainless steel tank is conducted after a short cold soak and pressing. Vinification starts by indigenous flora and the temperature is maintained controlled at 16-18°C in order to bring out the particular varietal characteristics and explore the main variety of our island. Sur lie aging, occasional lees stirring for approximately 8 months before bottling in order to develop the mouthfeel and the aromatic potential.

Description: Medium straw color with yellowish hues. Intense nose, herbal character together with floral and spicy notes. Sage, lemon blossom on the first touch together with stone fruits. Notes of citron, fennel and spicy characteristic, hints of minerality complement the setting. Crystalline mouthfeel with bright acidity and minty, white pepper tension. Complex, delicate and harmonious with saline long finish.

Technical details of 2022 Vintage
Alcohol (%by vol): 13.1%
Residual sugars (g/l): 0,6
pH: 3.32
Total titrable acidity (g/l tartaric acid): 5.5
Total SO2 (ppm): 102