- Appellation: Vin de Pays
- Region: Cyclades
- Country: Greece
- Colour: Red
- Grape Varieties: Syrah, Serine
- Soil type: Granite, Sand
- Vessel type: Stainless Steel
- Low sulphite.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 0 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Syrah 70 %, Serine 30%, three year-old franc-de-pied vines, hand-harvested, altitude 300 to 375 m, facing East to South-East, semi-carbonic maceration in a cold room, indigenous yeasts, lees, no filtering, no fining, extremely little sulphites added after alcoholic fermentation.
Since 2011, winemaker-apprentice Jerome Charles Binda is building an experimental vineyard in the granitic Kalathas mountains on the Greek island of Tinos, which includes both endemic and cycladic varieties, on a sandy windblown microterroir exempt from phylloxera. The domain also owns and works with centenary endemic franc-de-pied vines, and is currently running the Kaloriziko Project (Greek expression to wish a “good rooting”) to help save and maintain the heritage own-rooted Tinos vines, promoting and supporting local development and employment for the young generation through traditional winemaking. Certified organic, biodynamic-oriented, the domain is commited to use no chemicals or synthetic inputs in the vineyard and in the cellar, and since 2016 vinifies and bottles all the cuvées with zero-added sulphur.
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