Sparkling wine - Xinomavro, Assyrtiko Described as a world-class sparkling wine and getting rave reviews by experts of champagne, the Brut Cuvee Speciale by Domaine Karanika simply confirms every year the uniqueness of the Amyntaio terroir for sparkling wines.
Sparkling Wine - Assyrtiko, Xinomavro Applying the traditional method of Champagne, this marriage between the lovely and elegant white Assyrtiko and the extraordinarily structured xinomavro wine remained on its lees for at least 48 months acquiring a highly complex and unique character that can be envied by several champagnes worldwide.
Bright lemon colour. Explosive aromas of apricot, white fleshed peach and citrus fruit flowers. Harmony - Serving Temperature It accompanies green salads, seafood, fresh clams, grilled fish, poultry and vegetable dishes, like the “difficult to combine” asparagus. Enjoy it cool at 10°C.
A sweet, fragrant wine produced from the Muscat grape, is best served with fruit, cheese or on its own as a dessert wine. It possesses enough acidity to balance its sweetness and thus it can be combined with cheese or fruits. It is delightful also as an aperitif. Best drinking temperature: 8-10°C. A wine that improves with age, developing more complex aromas.
Our most popular wine, a blend from the Muscat and Assyrtiko grapes, grown at 850m., at Sofiana, Corinthia. The nose is dominated by Muscat, whereas the palate combines the fruitiness of Muscat and the body and structure of the Assyrtiko. Drink it with salads, white meat, fish or oysters at 9-11°C.
Golden color of an Assyrtiko that was fermented for 10 days with its marc, but also Muscat marc, and was aged for about seven months in barrels of 500 liters. Aromas of apricot jam, peach, orange peel and some muscat notes. Full and exuberant mouth feel with rich tannins that evolves over time. Long lasting aftertaste. Food-Cooking Style Fish and seafood, meat with lemon sauces, pasta and white cheeses. Serve Temp 12 - 14 °C Can be long aged