Lyrarakis Plytó Psarades

Lyrarakis Plytó Psarades


Country: Greece

Region: Crete

Grapes: Plytó

Vintage: 2020

Lyrarakis is located in the mountainous commune of Alagni (440 metres above sea-level), south of the city of Heraklion, in Crete. Led by winemaker Myriam Ambuzer, they are commited to the revival of indigenous, almost extinct varieties such as Dafni, Plyto, Melissaki and others, vinifying wines that highlight their unique and distinctive character with and emphasis on precision, purity and supple texture of the fruit.

Plytó is an ancient Cretan variety was saved from extinction by the Lyrarakis family when the planted the Psarades vineyard at 480m altitude in central Crete in the early '90s. Flavours of stone fruits, melon and minerals with a lengthy lime citrus finish.