Eurynome Assyrtiko

Eurynome Assyrtiko is a partially barrel fermented organic Assyrtiko, expressing the terroir of northern mainland Greece.

  • Grower: Chatzivaritis
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Grapes: Assyrtiko 100%
  • Appellation: PGI Slopes of Paiko
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Bottle: 750ml
  • Viticulture: Organic (certified)
  • Vinification: 80% was fermented and aged in stainless steel with its lees, 20% was barrel fermented and aged for 6 months in new French oak
  • Notes: Straw yellow color, with citrusy and white-skin fruits on the nose, and a rich, aromatic palate with refreshing acidity.


  • Organic (certified)
  • Climate: Sub-dry to sub-humid, with rainy Winters, and warm dry Summers
  • Soil: Sand / clay
  • Vine age: Planted in 1993 and 1998
  • Altitude: 110m
  • Slope: Plains
  • Planting density: 2,500 – 3,000 plants / ha
  • Yield: 2-2.5kg / plant
  • Irrigation: Drip irrigation once or twice in the Summer
  • Spraying: Copper and sulphur, 4-5 times a year
  • Harvesting: Manual


  • Maceration: Stainless steel
  • Yeast: Indigenous, with neutral commercial yeast added at the end of fermentation
  • Malolactic: Prevented (temperature control)
  • Maturation: 80% for 4 months in stainless steel with its lees, and 20% for 6 months in new 225lt French oak fermentation and maturation
  • Clarification: Bentonite
  • Filtration: Fine
  • Production: 7,800 lt
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Acidity: 5.50 gr/l
  • RS: 1.80 gr/l
  • Total sulfites: 90 mg/l
  • Certification: Organic grapes
  • Bottle: 750ml

Chatzivaritis is a small and certified organic winery, in one of 4 PDO zones of the Xinomavro red grape, where the focus is on. The 12 ha vineyards are certified organic, with manual and green harvesting.

Goumenissa is a historical winemaking and silk producing town, which boasts a PDO status for the Xinomavro grape, the most age worthy red grape of Greece.

The town is small and picturesque, with just over 6,000 residents. The activity is mainly agricultural, thanks to the fertile terroir, which is dominated by the nearby Paiko mountain and abundance of rivers and natural springs. The surrounding area features rich forests, springs, and rich biodiversity, which provide opportunities for sustainable tourism.