Doric Wines – Doric Orange – 2022


Roditis 85% / Malagousia 15% – Orange wine – Delphi

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Roditis 85% / Malagousia 15% – Orange wine – Delphi

Vinification process followed is that for the classic white winemaking process, the Mountainous (‘orinos’) Roditis variety, with a little Malagousia, manually harvested and hand selected, destemmed, macerated for 6 days, wild fermented in open wood fermenters in ambient temperatures with no additives, with fir branches and thyme for cap management according to centuries-old traditions. The resin secretion from the fir, supports an almost unsulfured bottling. No chemicals, sulphites or yeast is used, only the grapes natural yeast. The wine remains in the tank for 30-40 days. To avoid oxidation, pomace are sank in by fir branches, which together with thyme are used to filter the wine to give special aroma. It is certified organic. It is drunk at 10-12 degrees Celsius. This wine has the ability of aging in the bottle.

Bright orange color with some gold reflections, with mountain herbs, forest fruits, mango, peach and citrus and light notes of resin. Medium body, high acidity, and soft tannins, with a long aftertaste.

It accompanies salads, poultry, fish and due to its winemaking process, light meals and soft cheeses.