C. & D. Kalaitzis Co,
C. & D. Kalaitzis Co. is a small family owned winery located in well renown Petralona village, Chalkidiki/Greece operated by father and son and started as a hobby out of love for wine which was a favourite occupation of Christos Kalaitzis. Christos had been making wine since his early years just for his friends with grapes that he used to buy from various farmers. Nowadays our wines come from our own vineyards (3 hectares) of certified ORGANIC cultivation. For white wine we have Sauvignon Blanc with a yield of 5000-6000 kgr/ hectare while the vineyard's location and excellent soil guarantee fine aromas and rich taste in your glass. Concerning red wines we have Merlot of exuberant flavour but also the domestic variety of Northern Greece, Xinomavro, which gives wines with high tanin content and full aftertaste. The yield for red wines is 6000-8000 kgr/hectare. Harvest is done by hand as a measure of additional quality control, while the low yield per hectare does not stress the vines and thus reducing the risk of disease and requiring less intervention. Aging of red wines is done in modern stainless steel tanks but also in French oak barrels.