Versatile | Complex | Rich
Amber-honey coloured wine, with brown overtones. It has a multifaceted, complex aromatic bouquet; it releases aromas of dried fruits, nuts, mocha coffee and cocoa powder. Extremely good structure, balanced rich buttery taste, with intense aromas of ageing. Aromatic long lasting aftertaste.
Red sweet wine that was released in 2005. "Helios" means "sun", as the summer sun is vital for its production.
Serving Helios Sweet Red wine
Should be served at 10°C and is ideal for chocolate based desserts, such as chocolate tart, caramel au beurre sale et chocolat noir and tarts with dried figs or black fruits. It would well accompany crema catalana or other desserts with burnt caramel. Helios will also complement some traditional Cretan pastries and pies, such as "kalitsounia" or "sfakiani pita".Follow a recipe
Helios Red Wine Vinification
After the harvest, we dry the mature grapes in the sun for about seven days. After drying, classic white vinification follows. The long lasting fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at 17°C.
Residual sugar: 125 gr/lt
Total acidity: 8 gr/lt
Total Sulfur: 123 mg/lt
Helios Red Awards
|2016||Australia||The Real Review - Huon Hooke||2005||Silver medal|