Vin Doux (Sweet Muscat Wine)
SAMOS VIN DOUX. It is the wine which has been on the market more than a century making Samos famous all over
the world. It preserves its primary aroma of the muscat, while at the same time there is freshness in its taste.
The name of the island SAMOS comes from Sami, which is king Angeus' place of origin. It is a word of phoenician
origin (sama) which means a high place.
Vin Doux (Sweet Muscat Wine): An AOC wine made from extra ripe Moschato grapes. At harvest,
the grape juice has a minimum sugar level of 221gr/lt. To balance the sweetness, the must
is enriched before the onset of fermentation. The wine is matured in stainless steel
temperature controlled tanks. A small quantity of wine receives oak barrel aging as well.
The wine is golden in color with a harmonious bouquet of honey, apricot and honeysuckle.
On the palate, it is soft, sweet and supple with medium body and moderate acidity.
The finish is medium to long.
Golden Samena: This off-dry wine is vinified similarly to the Samena wine,
however fermentation is stopped earlier. The wine is a pale golden color with
a floral bouquet. It is off dry with medium acidity and medium body.
Floral and honey flavors are present on the palate with a medium finish.