Mandilari – Mediterra


Grape Variety: Mandilari

Region: Kounavi, Langada vineyards, Heraklion.

Terroir: Altitude of approximately 450 meters, argillo-calcareous soil, vineyards with bush-like pruning, yields of 58hl/ha.

Oenology: Maceration at controlled temperature of 14°C for 24 hours, in order for the primary aromas to be extracted.

Personality: Deep purple colour with violet nuances. Its aroma is dominated by dark red fruits, mostly plum and blackberries, with a spicy background. Well-structured in the mouth, with firm tannins and a persisting long finish.


Product Description

Mediterra Winery (Creta Olympias S.A.), was founded in 1973 in the district “Kounavi” of the municipality “Nikos Kazantzakis” of Heraklion, Crete. Its main activity is the production of bottled, high quality wines from indigenous and foreign grape varieties.

In 2005, Mediterra Winery becomes a member of DEMCO Group of Companies, owned by Mr Contominas. Today, Mediterra Winery holds a leading position among the country’s top wine-making firms. It features a fully equipped and modern winery of 40.000hl capacity, in the wine region of Peza, and fully organized sales, marketing and exports departments, employing 25 high expertise employees.