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Palivou

Vineyards

We exclusively represent the Palivou Estates here in South Florida. 
HISTORY
…an old farm and many vines surrounding, tell a story of a long tradition that no one in the family can remember when the first vine was planted..and above all this, the area of Ancient Nemea, where viniculture continues non-stop for 3,500 years.
In a place, which has been characterized as Name of Origin for what is probably the most important Greek red variety AGIORGITIKO, Palivou Estate owns one of the two largest vineyards in the zone of NEMEA.

ANEMOS RED

 

White Dry Wine
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Peloponnese

 

Variety: 100% Agiorgitiko (Saint George)

Region: Ancient Nemea

Vineyard: Privately owned,  Giougiza

 

 

Vinification: short collocation grape marc and about 6-7 days, with mild and relatively few loops.

 

Tasting Notes: A deep-colored purple wine with intense fruity and clean aromas and the dominated flavors of cherries, strawberries and gooseberries. The silky mouth feel and the grape juice aftertaste give the impression that you are tasting grapes from the vineyard during September.

 

Enjoy it with…

Juicy red meats and spicy sauces. It combines perfectly with Chinese cuisine because of low tannins and fruity character. You can also serve it cool during summer and can even accompany it with fish.
Best served at a temperature of: 14 ° C – 16 ° C

 

Awards

Silver Medal, vintage 1999, ConcoursInternationalduVin (Greece)
Silver Medal, vintage 2000, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Gold Medal, vintage 2000, International Wine & Spirits (Greece)
Gold Medal, vintage 2001, International Wine & Spirits (Greece)
2 stars, vintage 2001, Prowein (Germany)
Gold Medal, vintage 2001, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Quality Certificate, vintage 2003, Mundus Vini (Germany)

 

ANEMOS WHITE

 

White Dry Wine
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Peloponnese

 

Variety: Roditis, Moschofilero

Region: Ancient Nemea

Vineyard: Private owned: Myrtia 20 stremmas On cooperation: Mantineia 40 stremmas

 

 

Vinification: Harvest early in the morning and transfer to the winery by refrigerated truck. White vinification process at 12-14 ℃.

 

Tasting notes: A fruity wine with aromas and flavors of fresh fruits: apples, bananas, pears, pineapple and lemon blossoms. Pleasant and balanced wine with light body, refreshing acidity, and fruity aftertaste.

 

Enjoy it with…

Fish, shellfish, shrimp, lobster, chicken, turkey, veal and white or blond, lighter sauces, with rich aromatic salads. Also pasta accompanied by white sauce.
Recommended cheese: feta, cream cheese etc.
Best served at a temperature of : 8 ° C – 12 ° C

 

 

STONE HILLS

 

White Dry Wine
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Peloponnese

 

Variety: 50% Chardonnay 50% Malagouzia

Region: Ancient Nemea 

Vineyard: Private owned: 

Chardonnay:Karakaxa 14str. Κatevasia 3str. Afali 14str.

Μalagouzia: Staurodomi 7str. Karakaxa 7str. Giougiza 14str.

 

 

Vinification: Harvest early in the morning and transfer of the grapes to the winery. Cold maceration for Chardonnay and Magagouzia for 8 hours in a temperature of 7℃. Control of the temperature of alcoholic fermentation in 12-14℃ and battonage at least 1 month.

 

Tasting notes: The fruity character of Chardonnay blends with aromas of banana, apple, pear and is getting married with more mature characters of peach, apricot and orange aromas of Malagouzia variety. The acidity of Chardonnay balances the soft and pleasant body of Malagouzia. A fragile balance that creates a well-balanced and delicate wine.

 

Enjoy it with…

Fish, shellfish, shrimp, lobster, chicken, turkey, veal and white or light sauces.Also pasta accompanied by white sauce.
Recommended Cheese: Mozzarella cheese and goat milk, soft yellow cheeses.
Best served at a temperature of: 8 ° C – 12 ° C

 

 

BEE

 

Semi-sweet & Semi-sparkling Wine

 

Variety: 100% Agiorgitiko (Saint George)

Region: Ancient Nemea 

Residual sugars: 30gr/lt

 

 

Vinification: Harvest early in the morning and transfer to the winery by refrigerated truck. Grapes stay in the refrigerator for 12h, and then cold maceration for 14 hours at 0 ℃. Grapes pressure at 1,4bar. Fermentation at a controlled temperature. Disruption of fermentation at 9 ℃.

 

Tasting notes: Vivid and rose color with violet reflections.Particularly heady nose of pomegranate and wild forest fruits.Rich and stimulant mouth with an intense aftertaste. It can be easily accompanied with white cheese, fruits and creamy sweets.

 

Enjoy it with…

Light chocolate mousse, sweet white chocolate milk, fresh yogurt with strawberries, green salad with pomegranate dressing and honey, fruits and fruit salads.
Recommended cheese: Roquefort
Best served at a temperature of: 10 º C

 

 

PALIVOU ESTATE NEMEA

 

Protected Designation of
Red Dry Wine Origin (PDO) Nemea

 

Variety: 100% Agiorgitiko (Saint George)

Region: Ancient Nemea 

Vineyard: Privately owned, Stavrodomi 35 strem.  Kokkinies 70 strem.

-Stavrodomi: gritty soil, density 435 vines/strem, yield 800 kilos/strem, altitude 380 m, year 2000, harvest: 20-30/09

-Kokkinies: sandy soil, density 568 vines/strem, yield 700 kilos/strm., altitude 380 m, year 2001, harvest: 20-30/09

 

 

Vinification: 5 days cold maceration and then traditional red vinification using after-fermentation’s infusion methods, and strict control of temperature. Aging for 12 months in French barrels 30% news, 30% second  and 30% thrird use and then 6 months aging in the bottle.

 

Tasting notes: 

Thick, dark colored  wine with aggressive tannins. Impressive aromas of dark black cherries, vanilla with chocolate notes and toasted wood.Full body with good structure and rich tannins that give long aftertaste.

AMMOS TERRA LEONE

 

Red Dry Wine
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Nemea

 

Variety: 100% Agiorgitiko (Saint George)

Region: Ancient Nemea 

Vineyard: Privately owned, Kokkinies & Stefani

 

Vinification: 

We use special viticulturist techniques, by applying what most modern concerns viticulture (water stress), developing Agiorgitiko.

5 days cold maceration at 8 °C and then traditional red vinification using total extraction time at 24 days. Aging for 18 months in French oak barrels 100% first use (80% French & 20% American) and then 6 months aging in the bottle.

 

Tasting notes: 

The characteristics of Agiorgitiko variety at its top.Deep, dark and thick color with intense fruity nose of cherries, forest fruits and baked raisins in balance with the characters of vanilla, dried fruits and chocolate coming from the long aging process in the oak barrels.Thick and aggressive tannins that require time to smooth.Indisputably, a wine that loves bottle and demands aging in cellar to unfold its merits.

 

Enjoy it with…

Juicy red meats served with spicy sauces. Ideal for spicy Indian cuisine.
Recommended Cheese: Smoked cheese
Best served at a temperature of: 18 ° C – 19 ° C
Certainly a long aged wine.

 

Awards

Special Award, vintage 2003, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Silver Medal, vintage 2003, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Quality Certificate, vintage 2003, Mundus Vini (Germany)
Gold Medal, vintage2003, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Silver Medal, vintage 2004, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Gold Medal, vintage2004, Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2004, Challenge International du Vin (France)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2004, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Silver Medal, vintage 2004, Decander (London)
Trophee Citadelles, vintage 2005, Les Citadelles du Vin, Bordeaux (France)
Gold Medal, vintage 2004, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Big Gold Medal, vintage 2005, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2006, Decanter (London)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2006, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Belgium)
88/100, vintage 2006, Robert Parker- The Wine Advocate (USA)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2006, International Wines & Spirits (Greece)
Silver Medal,, vintage 2007, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Belgium)
89/100, vintage 2007, Robert Parker- The Wine Advocate (USA)
Gold Medal, vintage 2008,  Concours International du Vin (Greece)
Bronze Medal, vintage2010, The Balkans International Wine Competition
90/100, vintage 2010, Robert Parker- The Wine Advocate (USA)
Gold Medal, vintage 2012, Concours International Du Vin (Greece)
91/100, vintage 2012, Robert Parker- The Wine Advocate (USA)
Silver Medal, vintage 2013, Concours International Wine & Spirits (Greece)
89/100, vintage 2013, Tasted 100% Blind (France)
87/100, vintage 2014, Selektion das Genussmagazin (Germany)