Wines from Gavalas Winery
Dry white, PDO Santorini
Grapes: 90% Assyrtiko, 10% Aidani
Vinification: Only 25% of the juice is extracted then placed in stainless steel tanks for a classic white wine vinification at 18 oC
Tasting Notes: Delicate fruity aromas of pear, pineapple and citrus. A full-bodied wine with balanced acidity and long finish.
Food Pairing: Serve at 10-12oC. Ideal with all seafood, white meat and light cheese.
2011 Gavalas Santorini
Dry White, PDO Santorini
Vinification: Classic white wine vinification. Aged 6 months in barrel.
Tasting notes: Full-bodied with aromas of pears and jasmine and a long mineral finish.
Food Pairing: Serve at 10-12oC, with seafood, grilled fish, white meats and spicy foods.
2010 Nykteri – Assyrtiko
Dry white, Grapes: 85% Katsano & 15% Gaidouria
Vinification: Classic white wine vinification
Tasting Notes: Yellow-straw color with green highlights. Sweet aromas of flowers, honey and lemon blossom. Develops a rich taste on the palate with exceptional balance, pleasant acidity and a long aftertaste.
Food Pairing: Serve at 10-12oC. Goes well with all seafood and white meat dishes with light sauces.
Sweet White Wine, PDO Santorini
Grapes: Assyrtiko, Athiri, Aidani
Vinification: Grapes are picked ripe and sun-dried on terraces for 10-15 days during late August. Classic white wine vinification that lasts till Christmas.
Tasting Notes: Orange-yellow color with a complex bouquet of sundried fruits and honey. Velvety on the palate, with great balance between sweetness and acidity.
Food Pairings: Serve at 8 o C, by itself or with chocolate and caramel desserts.
2005 Gavalas Vinsanto
About the Winery:
The Gavalas family’s history, part of
the rich tradition of winemaking in Santorini, is carried on today by
Gavalas utilizing many of the same practices as his distant forefathers.
even though many customs of the past still remain, George has been able
bring a modern approach to the family business in order to help realize
enormous potential of the indigenous varieties from this unique volcanic
island. The winery, located in Megalohori, focuses on the main variety
Assyrtiko, but also been involved in reviving some of the more obscure
on the island like Katsano and Gaidouria.
Tel: (+30) 22860-82552
Cell: (+30) 6946958517
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11851 Robertson dr. suite 101, Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 392 70 73
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