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Product code: 3072

Bizios, Nemea Agiorgitiko, Nemea, Greece, 2016

Bizios, Nemea Agiorgitiko, Nemea, Greece, 2016

Producer Profile

With vineyards at altitudes of 850m, in the village of Asprokambos, Elia Bizios' vineyards sit at the highest point of Nemea.

With vineyards at altitudes of 850m, in the village of Asprokambos, Elia Bizios' vineyards sit at the highest point of Nemea. His estate enjoys some of the best terroir with the cool hill-top night-time temperatures of the vineyards resulting in wonderful purity of fruit and firm, age-worthy structure in the wines.

Viticulture

Western facing vineyards with clay and limestone soils at around 800 to 850 metres above sea level support the organically cultivated vines in this 7 hectare vineyard in Asporokambos, Nemeas. Vertical shoot position trellising system.

Winemaking

Aging and maturation takes 12 months in French and American oak barrels and 6 months in the bottle.

Oak Treatment

Time: 12 Months
Type: French and American
% wine oaked: 50
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

Ruby Colour, with aromas of smoke, vanilla & wood. Notes of stewed cherries & strawberries. Full bodied with soft tannins that end in a long finish.

Food Matching

Meats cooked with rich sauces, caramelised fruits, and smoked cheeses.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Agiorgitiko 100%
ABV:
14%

Closure:
Technical cork

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl