Karavitakis Klima Red
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PRODUCER: The Karavitakis winery is situated south of the historic town of Chania in Western Crete. They own vineyards around the winery as well as vineyards in the two valleys that run north to south in the middle of the island from Heraklion down to the south coast. Manolis Karavitakis trained in Italy in the 1960's and continues to supervise all the winemaking, while his son Nikos looks after logistics, exports and marketing.
TASTING NOTE: A blend of 60% Kotsifali and 40% Merlot. Kotsifali, a native Cretan variety. This smooth red berry flavoured wine has notes of cassis, blackberries and black pepper on the nose, smooth and silky, medium bodied on the palate. Merlot is added after being aged in new oak barriques to add structure.