In the "Top 100 Wines" & "Top 100 Best Buys" of Wine & Spirits, Limniona and Microcosmos Zafeirakis
Updated: Nov 24
Both wines received particularly high scores as Limniona 2020 was rated 95 in the Top 100 Wines category while Microcosmos Malagousia 2022 received the same score, also 95, in the Top 100 Best Buys category.
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This is an organic wine from 100% Limniona. The grapes come from the areas of Paleomylos and Kabilagas in Tyrnavos, from sandy soil with a high concentration of pyrite at an altitude of 200-300 meters.
The yield per hectare of the vines is 70 hl/ha and the method of classical red vinification with indigenous yeasts in wooden tanks of 5,000 and 3,000 litres is followed.
The maceration lasts for 20-25 days and maturation takes place in 1200 and 2400 litre barrels.
This is an organic wine made from 100% Malagouzia, whose grapes come from the Paleomylos area in Tyrnavos.
They are grown in sandy soil with a high concentration of pyrite at an altitude of 200-300 meters. The yield per hectare of the vines is 60-70 hl/ha and the method of classic white vinification with fermentation with indigenous yeasts in wooden tanks is followed.