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"Sauvignon Blanc" Douloufakis 2017

Protected Geographical Indication "CRETE"

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SAUVIGNON BLANC White Dry wine

 

100% Sauvignon Blanc, with a touch of Crete! The warm climate enriches the aroma and gives the wine body and soul, without taking away any of its zest and vivacity. This variety, among other international varieties, makes the most of the island's individual terroir, to reveal its character in a unique and most interesting manner.


 

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 : 13,8% vol
Residual sugar: 1,0 gr/lt
Total acidity: 6,6 gr/lt
Total Sulfur: 107 mg/lt


 

750ml


 

The wine is fresh and not intended for ageing. Therefore, early consumption is recommended.


 

Gold-colored with lemon glints. Ripe, melony nose. Firm, full-body textured. Grisp, clean finish. A nicely made Sauvignon Blanc with plenty of character and good balance.


 

Should be served at 9-10°C and is best enjoyed with fish, shellfish, chicken, pasta, pork chops or briny and sour cheese.




Douloufakis Sauvignon Blanc Awards

Sauvignon Blanc Awards

Year Country Competition/Degustation Vintage Distinction
2009 Greece Thessaloniki I.W.S.C. 2008 Silver medal
2007 Greece Thessaloniki I.W.S.C. 2006 Silver medal
2006 Greece Thessaloniki I.W.S.C. 2005 Silver medal


 

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