Sauvignon Blanc Nicos Lazardis, Magic Mountain, Drama 2013


magiko_vouno_leyko Dry White Wine
Protected Geographical Indication Drama The Magic Mountain refers to the Mount Pangeon that rises impressively opposite the Château Νico Lazaridi Winery and relates to the worship of Dionysus, the treasure hunting by Alexander the Great and constitutes a crossroad for cultures between East and West for thousands of years.The Magic Mountain white wine, produced from Sauvignon Blanc variety, since its first release in 1993 and until today is a characteristic product of NICO LAZARIDI’s unique quality. Its fans seek it every year, not only for its taste, but also for its unique bottle that changes its label after every new harvest.A wine with shiny golden yellow color. A nose of white blossom, citrus fruits and freshly cut grass with impressive body and reach volume. In the mouth the development is striking with variations of melon, papaya and passion fruit. Long aftertaste of freshly ground coffee and brioche. Served at 10-12oC, with seafood, oily fish, smoked salmon, white meats and poultry with light sauces.

Type of wine: Dry White Wine.

Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Drama.

Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc.

Vineyards: Agora and Pigadia.

Production Area: Northern Greece, in Macedonia, at the local communities of Agora and Pigadia, in the valley and the low hills on the South-East of Drama town.

Cultivation: This variety is grown in linear vineyards, planted on slightly inclined soil up to an altitude of 250 m. They have a North and South exposure which provides better growing conditions for the grapes.

Harvest : Early September.

Tasting Notes : Bright colour with intense green and yellow highlights with delicate, intense aromas of white-flesh summer fruits. Impressive in the mouth with a distinctive pleasant acidity and pure, fruity long-lasting aftertaste.

Aging: Will respond to aging for up to 2-3 years after harvest.

Perfect Pairing: An excellent match for shellfish, fish, lean white meat and cooked dishes of Mediterranean cuisine.

Serving Temperature: 8-12oC.