- Appellation: Vin de Pays
- Region: Cyclades
- Country: Greece
- Colour: Rosé
- Grape Varieties: Koumariano, Mavro Potamisi, Mandilaria
- Soil type: Granite, Sand
- Vessel type: Stainless Steel
- No added sulphites.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 3.5 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Grapes from 50 to 150 year-old franc-de-pied vines of Koumariano, Mavro-Potamisi, Kondoura (local Mandilaria), 1/3 each. Hand-harvested, feet-trod, gentle slow vertical press. No added sulfites.
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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