Afianes – Icarus Begleri – 2019


Begleri – Dry White wine – Ikaria

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Begleri – Dry white wine – Ikaria

Vinification process followed is that for the classic white winemaking process in stainless steel containers, matured in french oak for five months. Wild indigenous yeast fermentation follows  and the wine is bottled unfiltered with no added sulphites. Susceptible to age up to 20 years.

Bright yellow colour with golden reflects and long lasting legs. Complex nose with an aroma of toffee, anama honey, lemon, and vanilla. It is rich and creamy in the mouth with long-lasting aftertaste. Combines sensational acidity with sweet flavours of cream, citrus fruit jam, dried nuts and mushroom.

Food Pairings, it can be combined with thick white sauces, mushrooms, paella, artichokes a la polita, chicken a la creme, oven-baked lamb with potatoes, linguini with pesto sauce and mushrooms, “xerotigana”, almond paste. Served: best from 12-18 Celsius depending the food pairing and the mood. Production is at about 520 bottles.