WHO WE ARE

Artisans Vignerons de Naoussa is a union of growers that share the same passion in cultivating the variety of Xinomavro, in the scattered vineyards throughout the hills of Naoussa region.

This partnership was created in order to promote the philosophy of sustainable viticulture and the results of its practices that are reflected into the the wines produced. Under the same roof, with the condition of nothing but excellent raw material and as less interventions as possible during the vinification process the results can be nothing but excellent.

Naoussa Region is located in North of Greece in the historical area of Imathia.

Covered with forests and creeks, in the shadow of mt. Vermio, the Xinomavro grape thrives inside its birthplace. A huge diversity of soil types, aspects and microclimates combine in the scattered vineyards to show their full potential in producing mesmerizing and unique wines. A crucial role in that long lived tradition played the unique variety of Xinomavro; acid, black, tannic and simultaneously ethereal, it has the ability to express nature and the grower’s craftmanship through the great wines of Naoussa.

OUR WINES

ARTISANS VIGNERONS
de NAOUSSA 2016

P.D.O NAOUSSA / 100% XINOMAVRO

VINEYARDS: Are scattered throughout the region of Naoussa at an altitude of 150 – 600m and the average age of vines is 30y.o. All are certified organic and biodynamic practices are being applied. 

VINIFICATION: Harvest 19th of September to the 10th of October. Maceration lasted for 25 days and fermentation occurred with indigenous yeasts and was completed after 1-2 months.

OAK MATURATION: 14 months,
20% new oak barrels (500lt).

TASTING PROFILE: Aromas of red and black fruits, herbs and elegant earthy notes. On the palate the acidity is pronounced with robust but silky tannic structure. The aftertaste is long and complex.

ARTISANS VIGNERONS de NAOUSSA XINOMAVRO 2016

P.D.O NAOUSSA / 100% XINOMAVRO ALCOHOL VOLUME: 13.0%

VINEYARDS: Are scattered throughout the region of Naoussa at an altitude 150 – 600m and the the vines are between 5 – 20 y.o. All are certified organic and biodynamic practices are being applied.
SOILS: Limestone based with granite and schist sub-soil.
CLIMATE: Warm Continental climate with hot summers and mild to cold winters. The constant breeze from the mountains in addition with the altitude play a crucial role in the ripening process of the grapes. Hail storms and wild boars are the main hazards during the growing season.
VINIFICATION: Harvest starts on the 19th of September to the 10th of October. Maceration lasts for 18 days and fermentation occurred with indigenous yeasts and was completed after 1-2 months.
OAK MATURATION: 6 months in 100% used French oak barrels.
TASTING PROFILE: Aromas of fresh black and red fruits with elegant herbaceous characteristics. On the palate is dry with refreshing acidity and round tannic structure. The aftertaste is long and complex.

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