Samartzis Estate is a family owned vineyard, located at the southern slopes of Helicon mountain and between two villages Askre & Vagia that are 62 kilometers South East of the Delphi oracle.
The vineyards of our Estate are cultivated according to the use of a total management system that is aiming to sustain a balance between controlled low yields and the sustainability of the vines.
Our philosophy is to the produce high quality, single vineyard, single grape variety and unique “terroir” wines in our Estate.
Our Estate is divided in twelve different plots and is planted with eight different grape varieties four of them white and four of them red.
The white grape varieties are indigenous Greek grape varieties perfectly acclimatized in the region, Kontoura White (please click here to see more), Malagousia, Roditis, Savvatiano.
The red grape varieties are three international and one indigenous Greek grape variety that are also perfectly acclimatized in the region, Mouhtaro (rare local Greek Variety), Syrah, Merlot, Grenache Rouge.
The wines we are producing from our vineyards are:
- “Two rivers” white dry, Grape variety Kontoura white,
Single vineyard, 53 years old vines, P.G.I. Theva
- “Two rivers” barique white dry, Grape variety Kontoura white,
Single vineyard, 53 years old vines, aged for 4 months in fresh oak barrels, P.G.I. Theva
- “Two rivers” rose dry, Grape variety Grenache Rouge,
Single vineyard, 22 years old vines, P.G.I. Theva
- “Klepsidra” white dry, Grape variety Malagousia,
Single vineyard, 25 years old vines, P.G.I. Central Greece
- “M” Merlot-Mouhtaro red dry, Grape varieties Merlot & Mouhtaro,
22 years old vines for the Merlot & 53 years old vines for the Mouhtaro, P.G.I. Central Greece
- “S” Syrah red dry, Grape variety Syrah,
“Macération Carbonique”, Single vineyard, 28 years old vines, P.G.I. Central Greece
All our wines are produced and bottled in our Estate winery, at Askre.
The company is certified with ISO 22000:2005.
You can visit our winery during all the months of the year.
The duration of the tour is 45-60 minutes and includes a walk in our vineyards at 9 Musses valley with our winemaker Panos Samartzis and tasting of our wines in the winery.