"Chardonnay" White Douloufakis 2018

Protected Geographical Indication "CRETE"

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CHARDONNAY  White Dry wine

A fruity and refreshing white dry wine made from Chardonnay 100%. Chardonnay since its modest beginnings in Crete, only two decades ago, has evolved into a very successful grape variety for Cretan white wines, attesting to its versatility and adaptability.


In the area of Dafnes, near Heraklion (Crete), at 350 metres above sea level.


Classic white vinification with fermentation in stainless steel tanks, at a temperature of 18°C.


Alcohol : 13,09% vol
Residual sugar: 1,1 gr/lt
Total acidity: 5,3 gr/lt
Total Sulfur: 100 mg/lt




It can be aged up to 5 years. It develops a surprisingly different character over time. Fresh fruity aromas morph into toasty nuts, honey, caramel.


Light gold color. Rich body, buttery creamy wine of intense flavor concentration and great complexity.


Should be served at 9-10°C and it is best enjoyed with seafood, shellfish, fresh soft white cheese or fruit.


Douloufakis Chardonnay Awards

Chardonnay Awards

Year Country Competition/Degustation Vintage Distinction
2011 Greece Thessaloniki I.W.S.C. 2010 Silver medal
2008 France Challenge International du Vin 2007 Bronze medal
2007 France Challenge International du Vin 2006 Silver medal
2006 France Challenge International du Vin 2005 Bronze medal
2003 France Challenge International du Vin 2002 Silver medal


Cretan grape variety Muscat of Spina

It is a clone of Muscat that gets its name from the community of the Spina in Chania.


Wine bottling

It is the last stage of the production process and includes all the steps of the bottling line.


Cretan grape variety Vidiano

Cretan indigenous variety, revived due to the restless efforts of young winemakers. It is cultivated mainly in the area of Heraklion. 


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