AVANTIS ESTATE WHITE
Type: White, dry
Category: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Evia
Variety: Viognier – Assyrtiko
Producer: Avantis Estate
Region: Evia, Mytikas
Avantis Estate White
Cold maceration for 12 h. Alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 14 oC.
Lemon colour with green tints and aromas of ripe yellow fruits (pear and melon). On the palate is dry with a moderate sense of sweetness, minerality and refreshing acidity. Aromas of white peach and apricot, reveal the fruity aftertaste.
Its general direction is from northwest to southeast, and it is traversed throughout its length by a mountain range, which forms part of the chain that bounds Thessaly on the east, and is continued south of Euboea in the lofty islands of Andros, Tinos and Mykonos.
Avantes was the first prehistoric greek tribe that settles in Euboea, mainly around two towns – Chalkis and Eretria – in the eras between 2100 – 1900 B.C. According to a myth they were named after nymph Ava.
They were warriors and had participated in the Trojan War under the command of Helephinor, their leader. In his epic poem ‘Iliad’ Homer refers to Avantes as follows: “Brave Avantes inhabitants of Euboea coming from Chalkis, Eretria as well as grape producing Istiea and Kirinthos by the sea and even high up from Dion, Karistos and Stira, all were commanded by Helephinor, fearless in battle, strong leader of theirs. Fast, long haired warriors carrying long spears, always willing to attack and beat the enemy.
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