AVANTIS ESTATE MAVROKOUDOURA
Black Kountoura of Kymi
With respect to his home land and love for red varieties Apostolos Mountrichas revives the ancient variety of Euboea – Mavrokountoura of Kymi. It is a clone of the Aegean Mandilaria whose grapes are smaller, darker with velvet tannins.
Regional Wine of Evia
Black Kountoura of Kymi (Mandilaria)
Kymi & Afrati - Evia
Cold skin contact for 3 days, vinification by long skin contact and maturity in new Ermitage oak barrels.
Mavrokoudoura (clone of Mandilaria) a rare ancient greek variety originated in the region of Evia island.
Opaque ruby colour. Pronounced nose intensity of black fruit and spice aromas, jam, vanilla, coffee and oak.
Full, round palate with balanced acidity and fine-grained high level tannins. Long finish.
8 -10 years.
Unfiltered wine. Any amount of sediment in the bottle is quite normal.
It is recommended to be decanted 30 minutes before consumed.
Mavrokoudoura 2006, Bronze medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2008
Mavrokoudoura 2006, Silver medal - Terravino Israel MIWC 2008
Mavrokoudoura 2006, 88/100 - Robert Parker
Mavrokoudoura 2007, Gold medal - Oinothiki 2010
Mavrokoudoura 2007, Commended - Decanter World Wine Awards 2010
Mavrokoudoura 2007, Commended - Ιnternational Wine Challenge 2010
Mavrokoudoura 2008, 88/100-Robert Parker 2011
Mavrokoudoura 2010, Silver medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2013
Mavrokoudoura 2011, Silver medal Balkans International Wine Competition 2015
Mavrokoudoura 2013, Silver medal, International Wine Challenge 2016