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"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

 

750ml

 

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

 

Recipe: Marinated pork chops

Combines well with Douloufakis Alargo red dry wine.

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Wine & Food

The harmonious pairing  of food and wine is  important as it  highlights the flavours and increase  the enjoyment.

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Recipe for spicy tomato marmalade / jam

It can be combined perfectly with a platter of cretan cheeses and your wine.

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