Ktima Ligas, IGP Pella “Roditis” 6 bottle case 75cl

Organic white wine from Pella, Greece, Natural wine, low sulphur, outstanding flavours, unique wine. 100% Roditis from Ligas, a superb young Greek wine producer making fabulous natural wines in the Pella region. The 100% Roditis wine made from the indigenous grape of the Pella is a wine that intrigues the palate. The variety was highly valued in ancient Greece due its ability to ripen late whilst maintaining its acidity. It was very susceptible to the Phylloxera that swept Europe in the 19th century and its plantings hugely decreased. This natural wine from Roditis has lovely nutty, mango and exotic fruit aromas and flavours with subtle resinous notes and underlying earthiness. This is an amazing wine for washed rind cheese and richer fish and white meat dishes.

In 1985, Thomas Ligas began to study the local ecosystems, experimenting with viticulture and vinification, and seeking to

accentuate the distinctive qualities of his terroir. Thomas, Meli and Jason, father and children, work side by side to safeguard the health and maturity of their grapes, seeking an ideal balance between quality and quantity. This natural approach to viticulture preserves the original characteristics of the grape, as determined by the vineyard. They

only grow indigenous Greek varieties, some from the south like Assyrtiko, others nearly forgotten, like Kydonitsa and Limniona.
The first performance of the Euripides tragedy Bacchae took place in the Theatre of Dionysus, in Pella, in around 408BC. Bacchus (or Dionysus) was the ancient god of wine and joy, and so it’s fitting that Ktima Ligas is using the ancient techniques of this wine-producing region to bring both wine and joy to its customers today.



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