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Single varietal and aged in French oak barrels, it’s intense character and complexity of aroma, are what make it stand out among other red wines. It’s main features are the deep red color and rich taste of fruit, chocolate and spices. Full body with excellent tannins and long finishing. Aromas of plum and fig with flavours of tobacco. Ideal companion for a journey into the world of the senses. Serve at 16-18 ° C.
Grapes are sourced from the vineyards situated in all Paphos Area (Letimbou, Choulou, Polemi and Statos-Agios villages). The vineyards are of attitude 500-800m, where the density of vines are approximately 3000 per hectare, at average yields of 30HI/Ha. The average age of productive vines are 15 years.
Harvesting period is between the 20th August and 5th September. The grapes are destemmed and crushed, fermented at thermo-controlled temperate of 18-20˚C, with an average maceration time of 10-12 days. Malolactic fermentation takes place in November in steel and thereafter aged part in 2.25 hectolitre French oak barrels, part in 3 hectolitre French oak barrels and part in 2.25 hectolitre American oak.
In The Spotlight
Makkas Syrah 2012 - Silver, AWC Vienna 2015
Makkas Syrah 2011 - Silver, Cyprus 2014
Makkas Syrah 2010 Silver, Decanter - United Kingdom 2012
Makkas Syrah 2008 Gold in Thessaloniki Competition 2010
Makkas Syrah 2008 Gold in Cyprus Competition 2010
Makkas Syrah 2008 Silver in Moldova Competition 2010
|Harvest Date||Between 20th August and 5th September|
Makkas Syrah 2012
- Producer: Makkas Winery
- Region: Paphos, Cyprus
- Availability: Pre-Order