„Roditis Barrique” by Ktima Ligas is the most evolved interpretation of this ancient grape from the north of Greece, aged for 8-12 months in barrique. A bright and lively glass that speaks a purely Mediterranean language, emanating salty and earthy scents on the nose. Tasting outlines tension, elegance and finesse, characterized by a mineral, dry and enveloping mouth end. Wine made with old-style artisanal methods.
Terroir: Clay and sand
The average age of vines: 25 years old
Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested. Natural fermentation. The wine is aged in old barrels for 12 months.
The Label: Melina Mercouri is on the label. She was a Greek actress and politician. A popular social activist woman, just like Roditis which started as a grape for popular wine.