Bizios, Nemea Agiorgitiko, Nemea, Greece, 2016
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.
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.
Aging and maturation takes 12 months in French and American oak barrels and 6 months in the bottle.
Type: French and American
% wine oaked: 50
% new oak: None
Ruby Colour, with aromas of smoke, vanilla & wood. Notes of stewed cherries & strawberries. Full bodied with soft tannins that end in a long finish.
Meats cooked with rich sauces, caramelised fruits, and smoked cheeses.
6 x 75cl