Chrisohoou Prekniariko White 2015
White | PGI Macedonia | Northern Greece | 14% ABV | 750ml
A wine with a rustic character and golden colour and that aged in oak barrels. The aromas of tobacco and roasted nuts, together with the sweet aromas of cod and caramel, compose a very special character. It pairs with seashells, fish, seafood or mushroom risotto, curry dishes and Chinese dishes.
The variety Prekniariko (Priknadi, Preknadi or Prekna) is an indigenous variety of the PDO NAOUSA region. It holds a special place in the history of the Naoussa vineyard as the awe-inspiring c rival of King Xinomavros. Prekniariko gives high alcohol content and rustic character, and aromas of roasted nuts and caramel (indicative of its stay in the barrels) in combination with notes of jam and round mouth, greasy with a long aftertaste.
Young generation Nana Chrisohoou continues the family tradition of winemaking established by her father Kimis Chrishoou on the family’s owned vineyards in the area Strantza of Naoussa. The vineyard is extended in the South Eastern slopes of mountain Vermion, at an altitude of 250 metres. The area is hilly with sandy clay soil and the microclimate is characterized by cold winters with northern wind spells and good precipitation, followed by mild dry summers. The Chrisohoou family has saved the variety Prekniariko from extinction and they were the first to create a monovarietal wine from this grape and moreover of distinguished style.