Thymiopoulos Xinamavro Earth and Sky 2019 / 2020
A dry red wine from P.D.O. Naoussa made with 100% Xinomavro from a blend of the best parcels of the estate, which are around 45 years old and certified organic. 70% are located around Trilofos village. 30% comes the surroundings of Fytia village.
Trilofos: 150 - 250 metres
Fytia: 450 - 650 metres
Limestone with schist and clay top-soil
Warm climate tempered by the Mediterranean winds and by the air flowing down from Vermio mountain play a determinant role in the ripening period, protecting the grapes by maintaining low temperatures. High altitude and big diurnal range around Fytia village add complexity and finesse to the blend.
Grapes are 60% de-stemmed ,macerated for 40 days and fermentation has been completed with indigenous yeasts.
18 months in third-use, 500-litre French oak barrels