Tetramythos
Mavro Kalavrytino natur2020
PeloponneseGreece

£17.50

Tetramythos, Mavro Kalavrytino natur, 2020

Tetramythos
Mavro Kalavrytino natur2020
PeloponneseGreece

£17.50

An elegant, perfumed red with distinctly Mediterranean flavour profile. Light ruby in the glass, the nose is elegantly perfumed. The wine gives rich flavours of cherry, strawberry and spicy liquorice as well as more smoky, earthy notes. Refreshing on the palate, with gentle tannins and a long attractive finish. Made in a low-intervention style, the fruit ferments spontaneously and soaks on skins for 2 weeks before pressing; to ensure purity and concentration, only free-run juice is used. 

 

About Tetramythos

Tetramythos vineyards overlook the Gulf of Corinth in northern Peloponnese. In 150 AD the geographer Pausanias referred to the local villages as ideal for the cultivation of grapes proving the region’s serious vinous history.

The beautifully wild vines are planted in a variety of different soils at altitudes between 650 to 1050 metres. These are true cool-climate vineyards mostly north facing on the slopes of Mount Aroania, where breezes from the Gulf of Corinth help produce fresh and balanced grapes.

The winery is owned by brothers Aristides and Stathis Spanos, together with the highly talented winemaker Panagiotis Papagiannopoulos. Today they farm organically, focusing on the native varieties of Roditis, Mavro Kalavrytino (the ski resort of Kalavryta is just up the road), Agiorgitiko and Malagousia. The Natur range is all made very naturally with a small dose of sulphur.