Full of generous velvety dark-plum fruit, and rich on the palate
The Karavitakis winery is located in Pontikiana in the Kolymvari area in Chania, Western Crete. The Karavitakis family have produced olive oil, raisins and wine for many generations. From 1998 Manolis Karavitakis, with the experience he gained running a large winery in Italy, modernised the family's vineyards with new varieties both native and international and rebuilt the estates winery in a traditional Cretan style. The estate follows mostly modern vinification methods and incorporate new technologies every year.
Tasting Note: Kotsifali is used as a backbone for this wine offering soft texture and plum fragrances and mandilari ads deep ruby red color tanins and jam flavors. A red wine which can be enjoyed even without food.
Critics: Jancis Robinson 16/20
65% Kotsifali, 35% Mandilari