The color is lightly intense red, reminiscent of pomegranate seeds. Aromas of ripe red fruits especially cherry with hints of rose petals. Freshness and balance in the mouth with subtle tannins and pleasant acidity and long lasting aftertaste.
It is best consumed at a temperature of 10-12oC. It is the perfect accompaniment for local Cretan cuisine such as snails, «Sfakiani» pie, «kaltsounia», salads and pasta with light sauces.