Harlaftis Nemea Red 2011

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Crafted from the Agiorgitiko grape which has been cultivated in the Nemea region of the Peloponnese on the east coast of Greece since ancient times, this is a subdued, contemplative glass.

Estate: Domaine Harlaftis was founded in 1932 by Nikos Athanassiadis, a successful raisin merchant. He was drawn to the ancient Nemea region in the northeastern part of the Peloponnese of Greece because of its long history of winemaking. Today the 3rd generation of the Athanassiadis family heads the estate with a passion for “creative experimentation”. Agiorgitiko is the predominant grape grown, but the family has included varietals such as Malbec, Merlot and Shiraz in order to always be experimenting and creatively producing wines.

Philosophy: “Wine is made in the vineyard and not in the winery.”

Winemaking: The family strictly adheres to the standards of organic farming. They use only natural fertilizers, and all residual matter from winemaking processes are returned to the soil, ensuring “sustainability of the earth”.

Tasting Notes: Garnet in colour with aromas of cherry, brambly berries and earth. Both black cherry and sour cherry flavours along with cinnamon and sage hints wrapped around a core of astringent tannins, whilst black peppercorn, dusty earth and vegetal notes comprised the compelling finish.
*Enjoy with a slight chill

100% Agiorgitiko
Nemea
Greece
Produced and Bottled by Harlaftis Ltd.
12.8% Alcohol
$9
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