Domaine Dereskos was founded in municipality of Messinia Gargaliani since 1994.The place is near by the historical Pylos town in southwest Peloponnese.
The family vineyards are a part of southwest zone of Messinia, a traditional wine cultivation zone. Domaine Dereskos is highlighting to the special characteristics of the vines into this zone, in order to produce quality regional wines (vin de pays).
Domaine is also member of the Greek Wine Association and the Association of the Wine Roads of Peloponnese.
We sell our products at key point cellars and branded restaurants and hotels all over Greece.
A significant proportion of the wine production is exported to European countries such us Belgium, Germany and countries else were like Canada, USA, Australia, and Hong Kong. The family’s 100 acres multivariate vineyards are situated in the Agrilia site, from which we named two wines of our domain.
Our vineyard in cooperation, where Cabernet Chardonnay and Merlot have been transplanted and grown with great success , are located in the same area.
The territory’s semi-mountainous morphology of 350 m height, with its minor or major slopes confirms once more the traditional rule that places the Greek vineyards on the mountain slops.
This is the famous beneficial influence of the altitude in the vineyards.
Further more the geological composition of the area – medium to heavy clay soil and the intense temperature between night and day during summer periode as well as other microclimatic elements reveal the vineyards potentional in the area.
Additionaly the wealthy rains during winter and the frequent night dew during summer sustains the underground humidity and releases the vineyards.
In order to vintage grapes which will produce wines of supreme quality we choose the modern linear set of roots under vertical growth.
Our vineyard varieties are the French Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and three Greek varieties, Assyrtiko, Agiorgitiko and roditis.
Please see HERE the official website of Domaine Dereskos.