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Alba Vissa


The ALBAVISSA wine has been produced from fully ripe Assyrtiko grapes from our 15 y.o, family owned single vineyard named "palaiokastra"(means the old castle) - “Vissa” at the time of Homer.

The ungrafted low yielding vines of Assyrtiko are growing in low fertility limestony - clay soils with almost 30% active Ca+2.

The 2011 growing season may be described as a cold winter (provided plenty of rainfall deposit water), a cool to cold healthy spring and a warm summer one without heat picks.

All these annual elements led to a prolonged rippening period and resulted in concentrated fruit that was vinified in temperature controled stainless steel tanks.

No oak, no malo treatments during an 12 months fine lees stirring under a vortex regime.

The ALBAVISSA wine is physically stabilised.

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