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Cultivating vines is a procedure that requires our full and undivided attention, a devotion throughout the growing season of the plants, since factors such as soil and climate can affect significantly the quality of the wine produced.
In Afytaion Gaia our vineyard is cultivated certified organically, with minimum intervention trying to preserve the biodiversity of our non irrigated vines.
- Cultivated land
- 5 acres
- Soil type
- Clayey Limestone
- Malagousia-Assyrtiko-Cabernet Sauv.-Merlot-Syrah
- New varieties
- Muscat Alexandrias-Limnio-Cabernet Blanc
- Non irrigated vineyard with certified organic cultivation, minimum invasive, preserving the biodiversity of the area.
Clayey Limestone, fertile, with the ability to preserve the night humidity, non irrigated by choice
Warmdry with high summer temperatures, breezy nights due to the Toroneos Gulf and the Agean Sea currents.
Carefully selected orientation on mild slopes and detailed vineyard placement for ideal lighting and airing of the plants, as well as draining of the rain water, keeping moisture within the desired limits.
Mainly indigenous varieties with an addition of worldwide famous ones. Experimental planting of a newly appeared variety, Cabernet Blanc, a crossing of Cabernet Sauvignon with Riesling.
The vineyards are located in the Kassandra peninsula in the traditional village of Afytos, on carefully selected slopes for ideal lighting and airing of our plants from the currents created by the Gulf of Toroneos and the Aegean Sea. They are situated in the middle of the distance between Mounts Athos and Olympus, a combination of ancient and contemporary Greece. They are situated in the middle of the distance between Mounts Athos and Olympus. A combination of ancient and contemporary Greece.