Paros, Cyclades

Moraitis Winery

The Moraitis Estate is located on the island of Paros in the center of the Cyclades. The winery is on it’s fourth generation, and run by two brothers, Theodore (Theo) and Savvas Moraitis. Theo studied oenology/chemistry and Savvas has a business degree, which together make a young, passionate and strong team. They cultivate distinctive and indigenous island varieties like the Monemvassia and Mandilaria, using traditional methods of vine growing and cultivation. By combining modern winemaking techniques with generational practices, they reveal the distinctive characteristics of the coastal Paros terroir for the world to taste. The Moraitis winery is a certified organic winery and has brought this sometimes overlooked PDO region to the spotlight for all to enjoy.

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Paros White

Varietal/Blend

Monemvassia 100%

Notes

Made from an indigenous grape from a seaside vineyard this wine expresses both acidity and minerality. A Pale white-yellow color with green reflections. This wine has notes of green apple and pineapple aromas.

Food Pairing

Fish, seafood, and oysters and even Tex-mex and Thai cuisine. Great with Tortilla soup!

Additional

Made with Organic Grapes

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Paros White Oak Fermented

Varietal/Blend

Monemvassia 100%

Notes

Citrus aromas along with pleasant notes of vanilla and toasted nuts. Fermentation takes place in new French oak barrels with regular stirring of its lees. Aging 5 months in new French oak. Harmonious and silky on the palate, this wine has a full body and a long lasting aftertaste. An ageable white wine that further develops complexity and structure.

Food Pairing

Fatty fish, smoked gouda and grilled pork with glazed carrots.

Additional

Made with Organic Grapes

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Moraitis Estate Rose

Varietal/Blend

Aidani Mavro 100%

Notes

Intense aromas of berries, red fruit and pomegranate. Vibrant but harmonious on the palate, with crisp, dry acidity and a trace of strawberry tart on the finish. Skin contact for 4 hours, fermentation in stainless steel vats at low temperatures. Short ageing on its lees.

Food Pairing

Seafood, green salads, pasta with tomatoes and basil, flatbreads.

Additional

Made with Organic Grapes

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Paros Red Reserve

Varietal/Blend

Mandilaria 75%, Monemvassia 25%

Notes

A rustic red wine with a nose of chocolate-covered black cherries with musky notes of vanilla and ripe plum. Rich on the palate with a smooth texture and a peppery aftertaste. 16 months in French oak barrels and at least 8 months in the bottle.

Food Pairing

Definitely a red meat wine, including game meat, barbeque and roasted root vegetables.

Additional

Made with Organic Grapes

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