March 2010 April 2010 May 2010 June 2010 July 2010
August 2010
September 2010 October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011 August 2011 September 2011 October 2011 November 2011 December 2011 January 2012 February 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 August 2012 September 2012 October 2012 November 2012 December 2012 January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013 August 2013 September 2013 October 2013 November 2013 December 2013 January 2014 February 2014 March 2014 April 2014 May 2014 June 2014 July 2014 August 2014 September 2014 October 2014 November 2014 December 2014 January 2015 February 2015 March 2015 April 2015 May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 August 2016 September 2016 October 2016 November 2016 December 2016 January 2017 February 2017 March 2017 April 2017 May 2017 June 2017 July 2017 August 2017 September 2017 October 2017 November 2017 December 2017 January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018 July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 December 2018 January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019 July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 December 2019 January 2020 February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 September 2020 October 2020 November 2020 December 2020 January 2021 February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 July 2021 August 2021 September 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021 January 2022 February 2022 March 2022 April 2022 May 2022 June 2022 July 2022 August 2022 September 2022 October 2022 November 2022 December 2022 January 2023 February 2023 March 2023 April 2023 May 2023 June 2023 July 2023 August 2023 September 2023 October 2023 November 2023 December 2023 January 2024 February 2024 March 2024 April 2024
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
News Every Day |

Cyprus winery creates exceptional bottles

wine all

Ktima Dafermou blends the old with the new

If you are an avid traveller and enjoy a glass of wine, visiting wineries might be the perfect type of day out for you. It combines both activities into one unforgettable experience, allowing you to explore the Cyprus countryside, its finest vineyards and wineries while discovering its culinary treasures, history and tradition.

Every winery on your journey will provide unique sensations – scents, tastes, and visuals. Furthermore, you will get to experience wine production firsthand and take part in wine tastings.

As a wine writer, I frequently visit wineries, and in late January went to Dafermo winery, a 7km drive up the mountains from the Skarinou highway exit. The winery suddenly appears on your right, sat majestically on top of the hill, blending well with the natural surroundings of the vineyards and the rolling hills. And close to Limassol, Larnaca and Nicosia.

Savvas Fakoukakis is the owner, manager and oenologist of Ktima Dafermo. From Crete, he has lived in Cyprus for many years. He is what I call a restless soul, constantly looking for new vineyards in the Lefkara valley. He is dedicated to creating an exceptional expression in the glass.

The winery is modern with excellent facilities for large events, both indoors and out. Concrete, glass and stainless steel are the main materials used, juxtaposed against traditional Lefkara building techniques, joining new and old-world aesthetics. Savvas is conscious of the environment and works with vineyards farmed under sustainable, organic principles. His decisions are based on improving the expression of the vineyard, rather than pushing wines towards a style. Limited quantities ensure exceptional qualities.

Savvas uses a variety of grapes: Xynisteri, Yiannoudi and Maratheftiko from Cyprus and Assyrtiko and Malvasia Aromatica from Greece. Imported reds include Shiraz and probably the only vineyards of Malbec that I know on the island. This year a new surprise, was welcoming us at the entrance, the first release of Dafermou Sauvignon Blanc.

 

2023 Ktima Dafermou Paparouna White, Larnaca Abv 12.5%

The blend is Xynisteri, Assyrtiko and Malvasia Aromatica. Yellow in colour with greenish tones. Aromas of pear and apple, with citrus and light tropical pineapple and passion fruit also swathed with white flowers of orange blossom scents. Balanced and still tasting fresh with a certain sense of spice and an integrated acidity. €7.40

2023 Ktima Dafermou Paparouna Rosé, Larnaca, Abv 12.5%

Paparouna rosé is made of Syrah and Maratheftiko and has a strawberry colour. Elegant and delicate nose of red fruit aromas such as sliced peach, strawberry and pomegranate with subtle herbal notes and dry rose petals. Refreshing, light with a nice acidity, mouthfeel with a long-lasting finish. Medium body and austere, crisp, finish. €7.40

2021 Ktima Dafermou Red Paparouna Red, Larnaca, Abv 13.5%

Deeper ruby with a similar blend to the rosé, simultaneously bold and balanced, rich and smooth, fruit forward with some earthiness. Medium to full body with black cherry and raspberry, blackcurrant, white pepper, forest floor, lavender, rosemary and toasty oak. Savoury, slightly spicy with crushed dark berry flavour, strong acidity, followed by a long finish with peppery fruit. €7.90

2023 Dafermou Sauvignon Blanc, Single Estate, White Varietal, ABV 12%

From young vines, only 1,800 bottles produced. Light straw colour, intense fruit with lifted notes of fresh grass, peach and passionfruit, guava and sweet pea, underpinned with citrus notes. A generous palate with pure, concentrated fruit flavours of citrus and tropical fruit are layered with a touch of spice and honey. Balanced by a deliciously long, crisp, mineral finish. €13

2023 Ktima Dafermou Xynisteri Sauvignon, Single Vineyard, Larnaca, Abv 13%

This Xynisteri and Sauvignon Blanc from two single vineyards side by side reveals aromas of lemon, lime, pear, pineapple and green melon, white flowers and herbal, ash and mineral notes. Silky and smooth on the palate with refreshing acidity, framing the tantalising citrus and tropical fruit flavours while carrying the wine to a long, focused, mineral, finish. €8.50

2022 Ktima Dafermou Selection, Assyrtiko, Larnaca, Abv 13.5%

From a single vineyard, yellow colour, citrus, stone fruit and floral aromas, wood and vanilla from the oak it matures in result in a wine with a highly complex aromatic profile. Minerality and well-balanced acidity give depth and longevity. This white will continue to evolve as the mineral notes soften the palate and develop more nuanced fruit and honey. Winner of a gold medal at the recent Berlin Wine Trophy contest. €15

2021 Ktima Dafermou Selection, Single Vineyards Shiraz – Malbec, Larnaca, Abv 13.5%

Fruit from single vineyard at 800 meters, 70% Shiraz and 30% Malbec. Deep purple in the glass, fronting classic blackberry, black cherry, framboise and spicy aromas. Tannin and oak become integrated, blueberry pie, cherry and brioche leaving a lasting impression of rich, rounded goodness that is sure to please and impress. €15

2022 Ktima Dafermou Selection Yiannoudi Single Vineyard, Larnaca Abv 13.5%

New and limited, from a single vineyard at 800 meters. Bright crimson, bold, modern wine exhibiting aromas and flavours of blackberry, cherry and spice with dried cranberry and wild strawberry. Rich and elegant in the mouth, subtle tannins, the full palate is complemented by hints of French oak leading to a seamless finish. Its wide appeal makes it the perfect dinner party wine. €19

 

Ktima Dafermou

info@dafermouwinery.com, Tel: +357 70008373, www.dafermouwinery.com

Архангельск

Экскурсоводы из Архангельска и Северодвинска стали «проводниками смыслов» на выставке «Россия»

Nvidia employees are getting richer with a 'special Jensen grant' that boosts their stock awards by 25%

Premier League icon beats big-earning poker pro to £42,000 pot as he keeps low profile at table in hoodie and sunglasses

The Masters 2024: Rory McIlroy feels he can still win at Augusta National despite swing ‘feeling horrific’ in round two

Couple who won Come Dine With Me posed as customs officers to steal drugs as part of scam

Ria.city






Read also

Leigh Leopards • A Clear Reason not to Trust AI

Cop raced to Sydney mall knife horror to discover his fiancee – who had already bought wedding gown – was among 6 killed

Today in White Sox History: April 14

News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro

News Every Day

Nvidia employees are getting richer with a 'special Jensen grant' that boosts their stock awards by 25%

Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here


News Every Day

Nvidia employees are getting richer with a 'special Jensen grant' that boosts their stock awards by 25%



Sports today


Новости тенниса
Юлия Путинцева

Юлия Путинцева выразила отношение к выступлениям за сборную Казахстана



Спорт в России и мире
Москва

"Бог был прав": "Спартак" уволил Абаскаля



All sports news today





Sports in Russia today

Москва

"Динамо" проиграло третью игру подряд в РПЛ


Новости России

Game News

Шапки женские вязаные на Wildberries, 2024 — новый цвет от 392 руб. (модель 466)


Russian.city


Москва

Кредиты оказались чисто женскими // По делу о хищении средств Промсвязьбанка судят лишь предполагаемых исполнителей


Губернаторы России
Арцах

"Предстоящая встреча Путина и Пашиняна может стать переломным моментом в российско-армянских отношениях": Михаил Александров


Приставы потребовали изъять галерею и часть отеля Four Seasons в доход РФ

СК: в Приморье поезд насмерть сбил мотоциклиста

Подключение системы теплого пола в Москве и Московской области

"Вопреки глубоким разногласиям". США передали России данные по теракту в "Крокусе"


В Орле во Дворце пионеров прозвучали «Звонкие голоса Орловщины»

Лепс ударил по телефону фанатки на концерте в Костроме

Самая известная российская автогонщица Ирина Сидоркова на съемках Comedy Club: «Я начала заниматься гонками, когда мне было пять лет»

«Роскошная, как 20 лет назад» : россияне ахнули, увидев преобразившуюся Анастасию Волочкову


Синнер о судейской ошибке, из-за которой не повел у Циципаса с двойным брейком: «Потом у меня начались судороги, скорее всего, это следствие случившегося»

Рублёв разгромно проиграл Надалю тренировочный сет в Барселоне

Tuttosport: теннисист Медведев назвал судей идиотами и слепыми в игре с Монфисом

Теннисист Рублев со счетом 1:6 проиграл тренировочный сет Надалю в Барселоне



Кредиты оказались чисто женскими // По делу о хищении средств Промсвязьбанка судят лишь предполагаемых исполнителей

5 ЛЕТ НА СТРАЖЕ ВЕРНОСТИ!

Шапки женские вязаные на Wildberries, 2024 — новый цвет от 392 руб. (модель 466)

"Предстоящая встреча Путина и Пашиняна может стать переломным моментом в российско-армянских отношениях": Михаил Александров


К ДНЮ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ !!! Военная проза русского вологодского писателя Андрея Малышева

Минниханов назвал три обязательные вещи для поддержки молодежи в Татарстане

Два творческих коллектива Барнаула представят Алтайский край на Всероссийском фестивале «Культура – это мы!»

Минниханов на форуме в Москве: «Зато мы знаем, кто с нами, а кто против нас»


Синоптики спрогнозировали похолодание до +11 градусов в Москве 15 апреля

Туляк стал победителем Всероссийского турнира по самбо в Москве

СК: в Приморье поезд насмерть сбил мотоциклиста

Открыли вентиль: россиянам планируют выдавать сертификаты на газификацию домов



Путин в России и мире






Персональные новости Russian.city
Анастасия Волочкова

«Роскошная, как 20 лет назад» : россияне ахнули, увидев преобразившуюся Анастасию Волочкову



News Every Day

The Masters 2024 prize money: How much does Green Jacket winner take home from Augusta National?




Friends of Today24

Музыкальные новости

Персональные новости