LIMNIONA

26.60

Type: Red, dry
Category: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Tirnavos
Variety: Limniona 100%
Producer: Domaine Zafeirakis
Region: Tirnavos

Category: Tag:
Compare
Description
Limniona Zafeiraki

The incomparable finesse of Limniona of Domaine Zafeirakis could claim fairly the title of Greek Pinot Noir. Christos Zafeirakis makes a unique Limniona with very different and refined approach than the rest. This has probably made it so original and one of the winelovers’ favorite.

Christos Zafeirakis vineyards are in Palaiomylos of Tirnavos. Since the beginning of his career his purpose was to deal with the revival of indigenous grape varieties. One of them is Limniona, which was first released in 2008. The philosophy behind Limniona includes organic farming, low yields per hectare, fermentation with indigenous yeasts and the use of large oak barrels to avoid overshadowing the fruit. The result is a refined red wine with plenty of red fruit and an earthly dimension.

It’s great now but it can age and evolve amazingly if you have patience!

Limniona

Not to be confused with Lemnio, Lemniona (Limniona) is the rising star of the Greek red varieties and will be a driving force for the development of numerous top wines around Greece in the years to come. The quality potential of this red variety, used to make dry red wines, was identified when only few vines were left. Several years of research and microvinifications, bringing together numerous scientists, growers and producers, started yielding some impressive results.

Zafeiraki Winery

a unique winery for its standards was established in Tyrnavos region in 2012. The Zafeiraki Winery is located in region “Palaiomylos” in Tyrnavos.

The soil is characterized as clay with high concentration of flint stone. With respect to the environment, our aim is to highlight the unique micro-climate in the region of Tyrnavos.

The methodology of the bio-culture in our vineyards together with the non-use of specific fermentation processes and enzymes in the production contribute to this effort. Equally important role to the quality of our wine plays the low productivity per stremma (550-600Kg).

The Zafeirakis family is involved with the viticulture in the area of Tyrnavos  for more than 100 years

Wine pairing

If you are wondering, which food is the best to taste with this wine, don’t worry. Our sommeliers, in order to maximaze your taste, they created for each wine a cover. You can find on it, all informations needed for the wine, but also greek receipes, to cook and have the best pairing for your wine. Gives you also the opportunity to live the total experience of greek gastronomy. And makes it also the perfect gift to offer to your wine lover friends. 

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “LIMNIONA”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Shipping Info

Shipping worldwide by UPS

Shipping Type: UPS
Cost: Check for details when ordering 
Estimated Delivery Time: Product will delivery in 5-10 working days, depending the continent.

We need one or two working days to prepare your order.Taking care of our products, we do worldwide shipments by UPS, world’s largest transportation companies. Using their appropriate boxes for wines we are sure that everything will be delivered safe on time.  You receive on your email address all notifications needed in order to know exactly the status of your package.

*Please check at Ups if there is any ristriction about delivering alcohol on your state.