DOMAIN MEGA SPILEO EXCLUSIVE SINGLE VINEYARD
History: The official references about the monastery’s vineyard Mega Spileo exist from 1550. The domain and the winery were used by monks for viticulture and wine making.
Location: The vineyard is located in the 21st km of Diakofto-Kalavrita Road, at Lovas, a beautiful plateau above the picturesque Vouraikos canyon at a height of 800m.
Viticulture: The renovation of the vineyard and the planting of new vines took place in 1999. Linear vineries of late germinative cycle were planted with local and international varieties Mavrodafne, Mavro Kalavritino, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Lagorthi, Asyrtiko and others. Plants density: 4100 plants per ha.
Ground: Sandy with argil and gravel.
Altitude: 780-880 m.
Climate: Cool summer, with sea breeze coming from the canyon and mild winter, with some snow or rains, provide uniquely favorable conditions for the vineyard.
- Steven Kakoliris