MONOGRAPH AGIORGITIKO

MONOGRAPH AGIORGITIKO

The MONOGRAPH family brings to wine-lovers a more approachable and friendly side of some of the most exquisite varieties of the Greek and the Mediterranean South.

For our Monograph Agiorgitiko we choose Agiorgitiko grapes from the hills surrounding Nemea. The yields of our semi-mountainous vineyards at a 500 m altitude are relatively low and never exceed 12,000 kg per hectare.

With the careful wine-making in our modern winery, at the heart of the vineyards, we achieve a complex and pleasant red wine, characterized by a red-purple color, aromas of medium intensity, unique clarity and finesse.

Relatively complex for its youth, aromas oscillate between prickly pear, pomegranate and butterscotch. A particularly smooth taste, with soft tannins and a fruity aftertaste.

Pair it with cuisine of medium or even high intensity or on its own as an aperitif. A youthful wine, which you can enjoy even during the warm summer months at a low temperature 10°-12 ° C.

SOIL

It consists of a shallow (70-80cm) clay layer that lies upon the lime mother soil with relatively neutral ph. Low organic content, like most of the limestone soils in Greece. On the slopes of the hills where most of the vineyards are located, the soils drain quite well but are exposed to erosion.

CLIMATE

Cold and humid winters with low temperatures that rarely drop below the freezing point. Summers are warm, without excessively high temperatures and with few showers during June. Typically, a long autumn follows the summer. The warm September days with significantly colder nights and the dry conditions synthesize an ideal weather pattern for a good maturation.  The total rain precipitations (600-700mm annually) occur mainly between October and March.

VINEYARD

Owned for 40 years in the semi-mountainous commune KOUTSI in NEMEA, at an altitude of 450-550 m with an intense slope # 15% & N-S.W direction. This vineyard is pruned very strictly in order to reduce its high fertile buds.

WINERY

The winery was built in 1997 at the heart of the private vineyard in Koutsi, Nemea at an altitude of 550m. Our winery in Koutsi is a contemporary industrial building with magnificent views of the plains of Nemea and the valley of Asopos River, around 350m below. Its capacity is 3,060 hectoliters while its production equipment and the high quality control systems offer to the oenologist every state-of-the-art instrument for a vertical production of high quality wines.