Sous le Végétal, Octave Samos

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Octave, so-called owing to the eight terraces the vines are planted over on and around Mount Karvounis, is a gentle direct-press. This dry white conveys the mineral expression of the rocks present on the island and is a good amalgamation of its soil profile. The salinic aromas of muscat are elegant, avoiding the heavier side of the grape.

Soil: schist, quartz, limestone

Harvest: by hand in the early morning

Winemaking: direct press, spontaneous fermentation in amphora and concrete with indigenous yeasts

Aging: in bottle

Vintage: 2018

Varietals: Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains of Samos 

Farming: Organic/Biodynamic, Unfiltered/Unfined, Low added sulfites