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  1. 1. Highlights All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  2. 2. History of Wine – The Truth! • Bible: ‘Noah, who was a farmer, was the first man to plant a vineyard. After he drank some of the wine . . .’ (Genesis 9:20-21) 9:20- • Fable: Wine discovered quot;accidentallyquot; by a Persian princess (circa 2900 BC) • Greeks: Earliest civilization reported to start ‘making wines’ (From Archaeologists, Philosophers(1) , Poets (2), , Legends/Myths (3) , Festivals (4) to Divinities (5) ) (1) Philosophers who mention wines: Plato, Socrates, Arisotles etc (2) Poets who mention wines: Homer in ‘Iliad ‘& ‘Odyssey’ - wine refer as a daily drink) Odyssey’ drink) (3) Legends/myths who mention wines: Hippocrates - medicinal etc (4) Festival ‘Anthesteria‘ celebrated in February dedicated to wines – with processions & Anthesteria‘ wine-drinking contests wine- (5) Dionysus: God of Wine • 500BC: Greece monopolized wine commerce in ancient world (Aegean Sea, Black Sea & Danube - believed today to be some of the busy trading routes of ancient Greek wines). • Amphorae: Storage of wines in a form of airtight, ceramic vessels, called amphorae (exported all over Europe; remains of these found even in the southern coast of France) southern All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  3. 3. History of Wine – The Truth! • Roman Empire: Romans played a major role in laying the foundation of viticulture (classification of grape varieties, identification of different phases involved in wine making process, methods of charting ripening characteristics of grapes, characteristics studying diseases affecting,. the quality of the harvest & yield were improved) • Roman Empire: Romans - 1st to start bottling wines into bottled glass • ~1st century AD: Italy began exporting wines all over Europe (to Spain, Germany, France and England etc) • Before long: most countries also started producing their own wines • Today: France, most developed & comprehensive establishment - one of the major dominant force in the wine industry in present time (France invented Oak barrel for aging of wine, amongst others) All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  4. 4. Exotic Wines from GREECE ! All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  5. 5. SEMELI Myth: Semeli - Mother of Dionysus (God of Wine) 1st Vineyard: Semeli, located where Dionysus (God of wine), is believed to have taught the people how to make wine 2nd Vineyard: Domaine Helios, located in Nemea (world’s oldest wine growing areas), is a joint venture between George Kokotos and, his friend, Michalis Salas (investor) All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
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  14. 14. Semeli White George Kokotos PRODUCER: TYPE OF WINE : Vin de Pays d'Attique – dry white wine GRAPE VARIETY: Savatiano Grapes are bought from strictly selected vineyards in the foothills of Mount foothills VINEYARD: Pendeli, northern Attica at an altitude of 450m. In this area where snow falls Pendeli, snow in winter and the summer nights are cool, the Savatiano grape ripens slowly, retaining its acidity to give a fresh, fruity wine. Harvest is usually between 15th-25th September Sand and clay with limestone subsoil SOIL: 90hl/ha YIELD: VINIFICATION: Grapes are picked in small baskets and transported directly to the winery. the Cold maceration for about 12 hours is followed by the Willmes pneumatic press. Preliminary debourbage and fermentation at controlled temperature of 17oC. Wine is bottled and sold within the year Alcohol 11.5%vol. Total acidity 5.3g/l. Residual sugar less than 1.0g/l ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Bright white-yellow colour with green highlights. A delicate nose of fresh white- fruit and orange blossom. Good fruity impact on the palate, fresh taste with fresh oC. Enjoy it as an good acidity. Excellent long finish of fruit. Serve at 10-12 10- aperitif, with seafood as well as with white sauces. Interesting is the combination with creamy pasta dishes and a variety of goat cheese cheese Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L and 0.375L AWARDS: ***Recommended @1999 Decanter Magazine REVIEWS: quot;Semeli White... soft, rounded, spicy and dry. Exotic fruit flavours and excellent long finish of fruit.quot; WINE MAGAZINE POCKET WINE BUYER'S GUIDE 1995 quot;The best white at the tasting was a savatiano, Kokoto's Semeli '89, with a clean, savatiano, gently almondy smell, herbaceous, leafy taste and an appealing bitter snap at the end which means it would stand up well with food.quot; DAILY TELEGRAPH - Lucy Bailey All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  15. 15. Mountain Sun White George Kokotos, Semeli Winery Kokotos, PRODUCER: TYPE OF WINE : Vin de Pays de Peloponnese, dry white wine GRAPE VARIETY: Moschofilero 50% and Roditis 50% From the Peloponnese two of Greece’s finest grape varieties, Roditis and VINEYARD: Greece’ Moschofilero grown in high altitude vineyards in the mountains of Aigialeia and Mantineia. Here the grapes ripen slowly reaching perfect maturation, fully Mantineia. fully developing the distinctive flavours and aromas of both varieties. Harvest usually takes place at the beginning of October Limestone and clay SOIL: 60hl/ha YIELD: VINIFICATION: Grapes are handpicked and transported in small baskets. Classic white vinification, with gentle press in a Willmes pneumatic press. After a vinification, preliminary debourbage, fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at debourbage, controlled temperature of 17-19oC 17- Alcohol 11.5%vol. Total acidity 5.4g/l. Residual sugar less than 1g/l ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Pale and bright yellow-green colour with grey highlights. Intense and ripe bright yellow- on the nose with distinctive aromas of lemon, melon and rose petals. Dry on petals. the palate, well balanced with crisp acidity medium in body and full of minerality. Serve at 10-12oC as an aperitif or with fish, vegetable dishes, minerality. 10- oysters, pasta with seafood, white meat , also goes particularly well with sushi and sashimi Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L and 0.375L AWARDS: Gold Medal @2005 International Wine Competition (Thessaloniki); Silver Medal & Best Buy @1996 World Wine Championships (U.S.A.); Commended @1995 International International WINE Challenge (London); Commended @1994 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles; Bruxelles; All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  16. 16. Semeli Red George Kokotos PRODUCER: TYPE OF WINE : Vin de Pays de Peloponnese, dry red wine GRAPE VARIETY: Agiorgitiko 75% Cabernet Sauvignon 25% The grapes for this wine are cultivated on the slopes of the Nemea region, Nemea VINEYARD: above Corinth. This soft, spicy Greek variety is given extra depth and body by depth the addition of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Harvest usually takes place between place 15th-25th September 15th- Limestone SOIL: 60hl/ha with 50hl/ha for C/S YIELD: VINIFICATION: Classic method of red vinification. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vinification. tanks at 25-28oC, while maceration lasts for 8 days. Wine runs off the skins, - 25 once fermentation is completed and it is transferred to 225 litre French oak casks for at least a year with a further 6 months bottle ageing before releasing Alcohol 12.5%vol. Total acidity 5.8g/l. Residual sugar less than 1.0g/l ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Bright ruby red in colour. Good intensity on the nose, with aromas of fresh aromas red fruit, notes of sweet spices and a hint of herbs. On the palate it is full of palate freshness, with rounded body, soft tannins and crisp acidity. Serve at 18oC with pasta, veal and red meat as well as yellow cheeses Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L and 0.375L AWARDS: Gold @2005 Starwine International Competition (USA); Silver @2005 International Wine Competition (Thessaloniki); Silver @2006 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles; Silver Bruxelles; @Decanter World Wine Awards; Distinction @2005 Mundus Vini (Weinakademie Germany); REVIEWS: quot;Semeli red is characterized by fully ripe and spicy plums and prunes, with soft tannins.quot; WINE MAGAZINE All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  17. 17. Semeli Nemea Reserve Red (V.Q.P.R.D.) George Kokotos, Semeli Winery Kokotos, PRODUCER: TYPE OF WINE : OPAP Nemea GRAPE VARIETY: Agiorgitiko (St. George) In the region of Corinth, vines are cultivated from sea level to a height of to VINEYARD: 800m. It is in this area that one of the finest Greek grape varieties the varieties Agiorgitiko is grown. The wine of Nemea well deserves the name “Hercules Blood” given it by the local growers who attribute the qualities of this full this Blood” bodied, deep red wine to the mythological hero. Our vineyards at Koutsi in Nemea are situated at an altitude of 650m. Low yielding, they give grapes with give good concentration and ripeness. Harvest is usually at the end of September of Clay SOIL: 60hl/ha YIELD: VINIFICATION: Grapes are handpicked and transported in small baskets. Grapes are coldare soaked for up to seven days before fermentation to maximize flavour and colour extraction. Once fermentation commences we gently pump the juice juice over the cap to keep it moist and to encourage further extraction. The must is extraction. left on the skins for a total of 20-25 days before being run off. 20- Fermentation at 25-28oC. The wine is matured in new French oak casks for 12 25- months and 12 months in bottle before release. Can be aged for a further 5 to 7 years in bottle Alcohol 12.7%vol. Total acidity 4.8 g/l. Residual sugar <2g/l ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Bright, youthful, deep purple colour. Intense on the nose shows aromas of shows dark fruit & earth, plump black cherry, black currant and blackberry overlay a blackberry supporting structure of toasty French oak and a spice rack complexity complexity including cinnamon & allspice flavours. Show this wine off with steak & grilled vegetables. It would also be a hit with barbecued spareribs Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L AWARDS: Gold @2003 Challenge International du Vin, Bordeaux; Gold @1993 Vinexpo (Bordeaux); *** @2005 Prowein 2005 Dusseldorf; REVIEWS: quot;Semeli Nemea is excellent.quot; VOGUE - Stephen Brook All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
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  19. 19. CAIR CAIR; Located on the isle of Rhodes One of the most important wine production region in the ancient world, Cair is founded in 1928. Cair continues century-long wine tradition of Rhodes. With a dedication in it's viticulture, it obtained the right of the Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée label for its white, red and sweet wines, in 1971 All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  20. 20. CAIR Rose Reserve GRAPE VARIETY: Athiri, Mandilaria Athiri, Specially selected grapes of mountainous vineyards from the best VINEYARD: producers of Embona region on the slopes of Ataviros mountain 30,000 bottles PRODUCTION: Alcohol 12,5% ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Impressive satiny mouth, full of fine red fruit and roasted almond aromas as almond fine as the ones of the nose; playful sensation of delicate bubbles; a unique bubbles; natural sparkling wine at the peak of its maturity FOOD MATCHING: its rich, vinous style makes the wine perfect companion of fresh salmon, lamb and duck specialite, or even a Cuban cigar specialite, Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L «Olympic» bronze at 31st I.W.S.C. – England; bronze at 32nd I.W.S.C. – AWARDS: Olympic» England, Japan Wine Challenge, 2nd Thessaloniki International Wine Wine Competition All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  21. 21. CAIR Brut GRAPE VARIETY: Athiri At an altitude of 500-550m, on Harakaki and the unique Kimissala, on 500- Kimissala, VINEYARD: Attaviros mountain grows the best quality and most aromatic athiri grapes of Rhodes island; Low yields of 550 kg/1000 m2) 250,000 bottles PRODUCTION: Alcohol 12,5% ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Rich, fine flow of bubbles; nose full of apricot and brioche aromas; balanced aromas; mouth between fruit alcohol and acidity FOOD MATCHING: Perfect with parmesan cheese, salty and fried Greek finger-food, fresh finger- celery with tarama dip or as the wine for the main course as enjoyed in France Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L and 0.375L Gold in Monde Selection Bruxelles and 15η EXPO- MILANO; Silver in 21st, 15η EXPO- AWARDS: 26th I.W.S.C.-ENGLAND, 14th EXPO-MILANO - - I.W.S.C. EXPO All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  22. 22. CAIR Demi-Sec GRAPE VARIETY: Athiri At an altitude of 500-550m, on Harakaki and the unique Kimissala, on 500- Kimissala, VINEYARD: Attaviros mountain grows the best quality and most aromatic athiri grapes of Rhodes island; Low yields of 550 kg/1000 m2) 300,000 bottles PRODUCTION: Alcohol 12,5% ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Fine nose with scents of honey and fruits in syrup; very fruity, sweet mouth, with fine apricot preserve flavour FOOD MATCHING: excellent dessert companion and naturally privileged selection for for wedding cakes Available in bottle sizes of 1.5L, 0.75L and 0.2L Silver at 28th I.W.S.C.-ENGLAND; Bronze at 29th I.W.S.C. - ENGLAND I.W.S.C.- AWARDS: All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
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  24. 24. CANAVA ROUSSOS Canava Roussos, one of the oldest winery on Santorini, was founded on 1836 Their vineyard is located in Santorini - on plot of land scattered throughout the island. Ecosystem is unique here - as the island is the result of a volcanic eruption, many years ago Viticulture technique adheres to the unique Santorini ecosystem, and till today, they use a form of agriculture that is organic, to ensure the longevity of the plant and a good annual crop yield All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  25. 25. Mavrathiro GRAPE VARIETY: Mantilaria, Asyrtiko and Mavra Mantilaria, Santorini VINEYARD: 12,000 bottles PRODUCTION: Alcohol 12,5% ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Dark, sweet, with blended aromas of wild cherry conserve, blackberry, blackberry, cinnamon and clove. A full mature taste with hints of spices, leaving a leaving pleasingly sweetness. Ages well FOOD MATCHING: As dessert wine or as a perfect wine companion of fresh salmon, Asian cuisine, steam fish cuisine or even serve with nuts, fruitcake, conserves and serve chocolate morsels; can also be drunk as an aperitif or added to cocktails Available in bottle sizes of 0.75L and 0.1875L All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
  26. 26. VinSanto GRAPE VARIETY: Asyrtiko, Athiri, Aidani Asyrtiko, Athiri, Santorini VINEYARD: 5,000 bottles PRODUCTION: Alcohol 9.8% ANALYSIS: TASTING NOTES: Deep honey in colour with flashes of gold betraying its history. The esters of sun-dried figs, plum conserve and nuts are impressed in the aroma. Burnt sun- Burnt caramel and vanilla pervade the mouth while a delicate sweetness edged by citrus rind lingers in the throat FOOD MATCHING: As dessert wine or as a perfect wine companion of Asian cuisine or to accompany nuts, fruitcake, conserves and chocolate morsels, or as a simple as aperitif Available in bottle sizes of 0.375L All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
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  29. 29. Passion for Wine We supply fine wines for Parties customise to (Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year etc) delight & impress your guests!!! For more info, check out http://www.WineCaviar.com or email: Consult@WineCaviar.com http://www.WineCaviar.com All Rights Reserved. WineCaviar LLP @Copyright 2008. Unauthorised reproduction & circulation strictly prohibited.
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  34. 34. Passion for Wine • Rare & Limited Vintage - guarantee to delight the senses! • Proven Wine Brands - premium drinking-grade wines • Quality tested & well known in Europe & USA • Multi Award-Winners from boutique traditional vineyards • Wines are produce directly – right from the land of the vineyards • Also complement local Asian cuisines • Exclusively imported into Singapore . . . just for you ! We supply fine wines for Parties customised to delight & impress your guests ! Eg Ideal for Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, Weddings, Birthday etc . . . Birthday For more info, check out http://www.WineCaviar.com or email: Consult@WineCaviar.com http://www.WineCaviar.com (To join wine tasting sessions, please email promo@WineCaviar.com )
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