Nostos Mourvèdre | Manousakis Winery - Nostos Wines


 Nostos Mourvèdre

Clear deep dark red colour with a purple hue. Rich,dense legs. Intense nose with ripe juicy black fruits and some caramelized notes. Velvet tannins in this big bodied wine, warm finish with crunchy dark fruit. Bitter chocolate and a hint of eathiness. Long aftertaste that lingers for at least a couple of minutes. Drink now but can age up to 12-13 years.
Wine Colour
Red
Category 1
Dry

Extra Info

Vinyard - Microclimate

Soil: Schist, sandy clay loamy

Altitude: 320-380m (1050-1350ft)

Vineyard pruning and trailing: Goblet and Vertical Shoot Position, trained in double cordon Royat

Harvest Season
August 20th to August 30th
Category 2
Quiet
Wine Varieties
Mouvedre
Vinification method
Classic red vinification in open oak vats and controlled temperature. Maceration lasts around 20 days. After maceration is complete the wine is racked into oak barrels (75% French oak, 25% US oak) for ageing over 12 months. All barrels are new and are replaced every 4 years. 

Flavors Harmony

Our Mourvèdre is best paired with gamey meat or rich stews.


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