Ancestral drive,passion,creativity and perhaps"biological memory"have led the wine producer in presenting this wine which for the last ten centuries bears the name "commandaria"this wine was exacted by sun drying the two indigenus Cyprus varieties Mavro & Aspro Xinisteri.
Complex aromas of caramel ,coffee and dried figs with notes of honey. Balanced acidity with a full body and a long aftertaste.Aged in barrel for two years.
A naturally sweet aged wine, made from sundried grapes. A contemporary concept based on the foundations of the oldest recorded wine in the world, Kyprion Nama //
Ancient Cypriot grape varieties Mavro & Xinisteri compose the 120-year-old single vineyard. Situated in Zoopigi, at an altitude of 1100m, our family’s first generation cultivates the vines, inspired by the old traditional wine making process, originally mastered on the island over 5000 years ago //
Release date : November 2014
Total Production : 2,207 bottles
Oak Barrel Aging Period : 34 months
Further Aging Potential in bottle : 40 years+
Alcohol : 13% vol
Suggested serving temperature : 12-14 °C
Awards : Silver award at the Hong Kong Intr Wine Challenge, May 2015
Bronze award at Decanter WWA London, May 2015
Additional Notes : 'Anama Vintage 2011 is available in 3 label-colour variations (Chilly red, Cinnamon brown & Chocolate mauve). The 'Anama Concept celebrated the launch of their 5th harvest, by launching the 'Anama Vintage 2011 Palate Project.
Alasia is a commandaria rich in body, flavor, and aromas. Alasia is the commandaria with the oldest tradition in the whole world crowned, ‘The Apostle of Wines’ by the Crusaders. Available also in Vintage 2004
The most popular sweet wine of ancient Cyprus.
Is produced from the traditional local varieties of sun-dried grapes, Xynisteri and Mavro, and aged for three years in oak barrels. It has the distinction of being the wolrd’s oldest named wine.
Sweets that have chocolate as their main ingredient are ideally accompanied with Commandaria.