The touch of the great “Flying” winemaker Michel Rolland, who consults the Costa Lazaridi estate on red winemaking, leaves a strong impression on our oldest red wine label.
Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 20%, Agiorgitiko 10%
Alcohol / ABV: 14.5%
- Bright and dense, purple red.
- Well structured bouquet, combining aromas of red forest fruit, cherry jam and spices on a discreet oak background.
- Warm and full at first, it then unrolls its richness, structure and its noble tannins. The long finish sees the return of of the aromas of fruit and spices.
Loves all red meats but is especially fond of lamb chops or oven baked leg of lamb. A joy with a red sauce beef casserole or soft mature cheeses like brie or camembert.
It will continue to evolve for at least 15-20 years after the harvest year.
In order to balance the fruit with the oak, the wine ages for 12 months in french oak barrels of which 25% new.
Awards and distinctions:
Gold Medal, Challenge International du Vin 2020, France [Vintage 2018]
Gold Medal, Citadelles du Vin 2020, France [Vintage 2018]
Silver Medal, Vinalies Internationales 2020, France [Vintage 2018]
Gold Medal, Texsom 2020, Texas[Vintage 2017]
Gold Medal, Berliner Wein Trophy 2020, Germany [Vintage 2018]
Gold Medal, Challenge International du Vin 2019, France
Gold Medal, Berliner Wein Trophy 2017, Germany
Gold Medal, Selections Mondiales des Vins 2016, Canada
Gold Medal, Mundus Vini 2016, Germany
Gold Medal, Mundus Vini 2014, Germany
Gold Medal, Selections Mondiales des Vins 2013, Canada
Gold Medal, Challenge International du Vin 2012, France
Gold Medal, Selections Mondiales des Vins 2012, Canada
Gold Medal, Mundus Vini 2009, Germany
Trophee Excelence, Citadelles du Vin 2008, France
Geographical indication: Drama, Greece