Kidonitsa, Zacharias Wines

Kidonitsa

Type: Dry White Wine.
Classification: Varietal Wine.
Grape Varieties: 100% Kydonitsa.
Description: Kydonitsa is one of the rarest native varieties in the Peloponnese. It is cultivated in the Zacharias vineyards and gives a wine of bright yellow color, with green highlights. Aromas of quince, pear and bergamot dominate the nose, at the same time surrounding the mouth in an exquisite manner. The aftertaste is characterized by a crisp acidity and hues of citrus fruits.
Vineyards: From the Zacharias family’s own vineyards in the Boulougoura location, in the Municipality of Nemea.
Harvest Dates: Early September.
Vinification: Prefermentary cryoextraction for 10-12 hours, followed by controlled temperature extraction inside stainless tanks.
Served At: 7-9 oC.
Food pairings: Seafood, oily dishes, chicken, fresh salads.

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RECOGNITION

84 / 100 for the 2014 production. Decanter World Wine Awards, 2016.

Bronze medal for the 2014 production. International Wine Challenge, 2015.

Silver medal for the 2014 production. AWC Vienna, 2015.

Επαινος for the 2015 production. International Wine Challenge, 2016.

Kidonitsa, Zacharias Wines