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Τhe Harlaftis winery has established its position as a modern wine-making business, with a consistent and strong track record over the years in the production of quality wines, made to rigorous specifications.

domaine-harlaftisFrom the initial vision of its founder to the present-day plans of his successors, the philosophy underlying the Harlaftis winery has remained the same: one big family that loves good wine.

From the soil, the vine and the water to the ripening, the aging and the bottling, each label continues to be a strictly… family affair.

Faithful to tradition but also having fully embraced the latest developments in the science of oenology, the Harlaftis winery continues its journey in time as if it were still that one-man business, created by its founder about 80 years ago. The persistence, patience and expertise that characterize the people working there are attested by each bottle coming from the family vineyards.

According to the Harlaftis winemaking philosophy, the wine is made in the vineyard and not in the winery. To that end, precision viticulture techniques are applied. This means that the vines enjoy all the care they need while growing, in order to avoid any artificial intervention during the vinification process. Pruning and green pruning – i.e. the tip pinching, the shoot thinning and the foliage thinning – are done at the appropriate time of the year.

After harvesting, the grapes are transferred to the winery, which has been designed in line with the needs of the estate.

The winery is equipped with many small vinificators (tanks), so that each vine unit is vinified separately, depending on the quality of the grape it produces. The temperature inside the vinificators is controlled during fermentation. The year, the vineyard, the grape ripening process and the daily tasting from the tanks define the extraction techniques and its duration. Both the Harlaftis wineries have a large underground cellar with more than 500 barrels each. It is inside these barrels that the wine makes its last stop, waiting as long as necessary to be bottled.

The Harlaftis vineyards are planted linearly and densely (6,000 vines per hectare). Thus, the plants compete with each other as to which one will give the best fruit. This ensures ideal results from each root. Moreover, great importance is given to the management of foliage height for each plant, aiming at the optimum ripeness of the fruit.Each vineyard is handled differently, depending on the variety, the age and the location. Careful use of water is a rule, so that the vines are watered only when it is necessary.

Furthermore, the Harlaftis estate strictly follows all the standards of organic farming:

  • Uses only natural fertilizers.
  • All materials of winemaking and pruning return to the vineyard and become organic matter that enhances the soil. This ensures the sustainability of the earth.

The Harlaftis winery is more than just a production unit. It is the place where wine is born. And the people who work there are responsible for its proper… upbringing.

The Wines

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Saumon 2015

Dry Rosé Wine
PGI Peloponnisos

An unusual organic rosé that looks and feels elegant but at the same time is ready to take on interesting culinary challenges at the table. Cabernet Sauvignon makes it more serious than it looks, giving it an interestingly fruity and spicy nose, as well as a rich yet fresh palate. It can be enjoyed on its own, as an aperitif, but it will definitely express itself better when paired with sushi or Chinese cuisine dishes.
(Ted Lelekas, November 2016)

GRAPE/BLEND:
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

ALC: 13%

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Petaloudes 2015

Dry Rosé Wine
PGI Peloponnisos

A very popular organic rosé that proves how food-friendly rosé wines can be. It’s elegantly made, boasts a finely spicy nose and a fresh, cool palate with a pleasant finish. More importantly, it can be enjoyed all-year long, especially when paired successfully. That’s not to say that it won’t make a perfect aperitif, but it must be given a chance to excel, served with cold cuts, peppery cheeses and Indian cuisine dishes.
(Ted Lelekas, November 2016)

GRAPE/BLEND:
100% Shiraz

ALC: 13%

White Wines

Athanassiadi Dry White
Northern Attiki
GRAPE/BLEND: Savatiano, Rhoditis
ALC: 12% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay
Northern Attiki
PGI Slopes of Penteliko
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Chardonnay
ALC: 13% abv

Harlaftis Sauvignon Blanc
Cooperating vineyards in Central Greece
PGI Central Greece
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
ALC: 13.5% abv

Cava Athanassiadi White
Northern Attiki
PGI Attiki
GRAPE/BLEND: Savatiano, Assyrtiko
ALC: 12% abv

Harlaftis Dry White
GRAPE/BLEND: From selected grapes of the Greek vineyard in Peloponnese
ALC: 12% abv

Red Wines

Athanassiadi Dry Red
Peloponnese
PGI Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: Agiorgitiko, Cabernet Sauvignon
ALC: 12.5% abv

Christiana Malbec
Family vineyards at Achladias, Nemea, Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Malbec
ALC: 13% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Grande Reserve
PDO Nemea
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Agiorgitiko
ALC: 13% abv

Château Harlaftis
Cabernet Sauvignon
PGI Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALC: 12.5% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Argilos
PDO Nemea
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Agiorgitiko
ALC: 13% abv

Rosé Wines

Athanassiadi Dry Rosé
Korinthos
PGI Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: Shiraz, Agiorgitiko
ALC: 12.5% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Petaloudes
Family vineyards at Achladias, Nemea
PGI Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Shiraz
ALC: 13% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Saumon
Family vineyards at Achladias, Nemea
PGI Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALC: 13% abv

Domaine Harlaftis Flamingo Rosé
Varietal Wine, Nemea
GRAPE/BLEND: 5 varieties
ALC: 13% abv

Naturally sweet

Domaine Harlaftis Liastos
Family vineyards at Achladias, Nemea, Peloponnese
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Agiorgitiko
ALC: 14% abv

Ratings & Awards

Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 2007 International Wine Contest Thessaloniki Silver 2009
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 2007 International Wine & Spirit Competition Bronze 2009
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 2006 International Wine & Spirit Competition Bronze 2007
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 1999 Toronto Wine & Cheese Show Silver 2001
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 1994 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Silver 1996
Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay 1997 Challenge International du Vin Gold 1999

Domaine Harlaftis Argilos

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Domaine Harlaftis Argilos International Wine & Spirit Competition Bronze 2006
Domaine Harlaftis Argilos 2000 International Wine Challenge Silver 2003
Domaine Harlaftis Argilos 2000 International Wine & Spirit Competition Bronze 2003

Domaine Harlaftis Nemea

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Domaine Harlaftis Nemea 2000 International Wine Contest Thessaloniki Gold 2004

Cava Athanassiadi Rouge

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Cava Athanassiadi Rouge 1992 International Wine Challenge Bronze 1995

Château Harlaftis

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Château Harlaftis 1996 International Wine & Spirit Competition Bronze 1999

Domaine Harlaftis Dryino

Wine Vintage Competition Prize Year
Domaine Harlaftis Dryino Lors du concours Selections mondiales, Montreal Bronze 1998

Distributors

Belgium

Hermes GPGrotedries 2
6223 AE Maastricht
Tel: +31 652751759

Holland

Hermes GPGrotedries 2
6223 AE Maastricht
Tel: +31 652751759

Romania

SC Greka Terra Import – export SRL
Sector 5, Bd. George Cosbuc
Bucuresti
Tel: +40 722 245 711

Switzerland

PACOR Produits
GrecsCase Postale 121
CH-1723 Marly 2
Tel: +41 79 210 3992

United States of America

Athenee Importers & Distributors Ltd
21, Evans Street, Hempstead
New York 11550
Tel: +1 516 4817260, +1 718 7934805

Winebow of Boston
30, Dane street
Somerville, MA 02143
Tel: +1 516 4817260, +1 718 7934805

Winebow Inc
75, Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale, New Jersey 07645
Tel: +1 516 4817260, +1 718 7934805

Winebow of Illinois
3350 North Kedzie ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Tel: +1 516 4817260, +1 718 7934805

VINO
4401 Calliope street Suite B
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125
Tel: +1 516 4817260, +1 718 7934805

China

Shanghai Amphora Trading Co. Ltd
500 Xiang Yang Nan Road, Room 704
XuHui District, Shanghai 200031
Tel: (86) 21 – 62820711
Fax: (86) 21 – 62420239

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Contact Domaine Harlaftis

Domaine Harlaftis

Main Office
Stamata Winery
6, Marathonos Av.
Stamata – Attiki, 145 75
T: +30 210 621 9374
F: +30 210 621 9290

Nemea Winery & vineyards
Achladias
Nemea Korinthias 205 00
T: +30 2746 024 197
F: +30 2746 024 198

Website: www.harlaftis.gr

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