The most stubborn and tannic indigenous Cretan variety, Mandilari, in a flash-maceration vinification, named after Great Mother, the mother goddess of the ancient Minoans.
- Grower: Stilianou
- Vintage: 2018
- Grapes: Mandilari 100%
- Appellation: PGI Crete
- Alcohol: 13%
- Bottle: 750ml
- Viticulture: Dry, Organic (certified)
- Vinification: Straight forward natural vinification, with a flash 1-day maceration in inox, with a soft press and short aging on its lees, and bottling without filtration, fining, but a few sulfites at bottling.
- Notes: Light red with nutty and forest fruit notes, and an unexpected sharp and salty palate.