Synastry Merlot, Zacharias Wines

Synastry Merlot

Type: Red Dry Wine.
Classification: Varietal Wine.
Grape Varieties: 100% Merlot.
Description: Deep red color. A nose of vivid small red fruit aromas, which become more complex as the wine ages, and hues of sweet vanilla. A rich mouth, well-balanced and quite soft and thin tannins. A long aftertaste.
Vineyards: From the Zacharias family’s own vineyards, in the Manta location of the Nemea municipality.
Harvest Dates: Late August.
Vinification: Prefermantary cryoextraction for 3 days. 15-18 days of extraction at 22-25 οC. Left to mature for 6 months in French, oaken, third- of fourth-used barrels.
Served At: 16-17 οC.
Food pairings: Yellow cheeses, charcuterie, red meat.



Επαινος for the 2012 production. International Wine Challenge, 2014.

Silver medal for the 2014 production. AWC Vienna, 2016.

Silver medal for the 2015 production. San Francisco Wine Competition, 2017.

86 / 100 for the 2016 production. Ultimate Wine Challenge, 2018.

Synastry Merlot, Zacharias Wines