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  • Makkas White 2014

A multi-varietal wine produced by mixing Chardonnay with Xynisteri and aged in French oak barrels. The combination of exotic fruits from the one and a freshness from the other creates a fresh, fruity wine. Medium body with good acidity. Aromas of pineapple and banana with flavours of vanilla. Serve at 10-12 ° C. 


Winemaking

Grapes are sourced from the vineyards situated in all Paphos Area (Letimbou, Choulou, Polemi and Statos-Agios villages). The vineyards are of attitude (Chardonnay) 450-650m, (Xynisteri) 850-1100m, where the density of vines are approximately 3000 per hectare, at average yields of 40HI/Ha. The average age of productive vines are (Chardonnay) 15 years and( Xynisteri) 50 years.

Harvesting period is between the 10th-20th August for Chardonnay and between 30th September - 25th October for Xynisteri, and in September for Semillon. The grapes are destemmed and crushed, fermented at thermo-controlled temperate of 14˚C, with an average cryoextraction time of 6-8 hours. Aging takes place 40% in French oak barrels for 3 months.


Food Pairing

White meats on grill (like chicken and turkey), different light dishes or pasta and different fresh cheeses.


In The Spotlight

Makkas White 2014 - Silver, AWC Vienna 2015

Makkas White 2014 - Bronze, Decanter 2015

Makkas White 2011 Commended, Decanter - United Kingdom 2012

Makkas White 2010 Commended, Decanter - United Kingdom 2011

Makkas White 2010 Silver in Thessaloniki, Competition 2011

Makkas White 2009 Silver in Moldova, Competition 2009

Makkas White 2009 Silver in Moldova, Competition 2009

Makkas White 2007 Silver in Thessaloniki, Competition 2010

Makkas White 2007 Silver in Cyprus, Competition 2010




Varietal
Varietal Chardonnay-Xynisteri-Semillon
Vintage
Vintage Year 2014
Harvest Date Chardonnay - 10th to 20th August Xynisteri - 30th September to 25th October Semillon - September
Volume
Volume 750ml
Technical Details
Alcohol % 13.5%

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Makkas White 2014

  • Producer: Makkas Winery
  • Region: Paphos, Cyprus
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $27.00

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Tags: Cyprus, Makkas, White Wine