On Crete there are few families who are not involved in wine making. For the inhabitants of the island wine has been, and will remain, the most valuable among the products that the Cretan soil offers. Brought up in this environment, the founders of Lyrarakis Estate decided, in 1966, to professionally deal with the production of wine. In 1966, they founded the company under the name of ALAGNIOS WINERY-LYRARAKIS BROS & A. PAVLAKIS G.P.. It operated under this form until 1977, when it was converted to S.A. under the name of G.E.A. S.A. AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES OF ALAGNIO. The family has, also, planted vineyards with some of the highest quality local wine varieties, namely the white Vilana, and the red ones, Kotsifali and Mandilaria. The vineyard planted with Vilana constituted a sypplying center for the rest area with tendrils for self rooting plants. Later, with the appearance of phylloxera, it provided the cooperation and the private nurseries of the island with Vilana εμβόλια.
Bright yellow-greenish color with intense herbal scents in a lemony background. Round mouth sense with remarkably dense texture and citrus aftertaste. This is a remarkable experimental wine based on t..
One of the most interesting Assyrtikos outside Santorini from old vines in Sitia and at an altitude approaching 600 metersSingle vineyard expression. Bush, unirrigated vines of low yields.Fruity as we..
White with gold tones and nose with intriguing aromatic intensity, composed of a variety of scents like white flowers, lemon zest, pineapple, apricot and hints of vanilla and tobacco. Well-structured ..
A bright goldish-white colour. Complex aromas of citrus flowers and oranges, with a discrete presence of herbs. A naturally elegant wine where the "mountain" character is in harmony with the citrus fr..
The Plyto grape variety was saved from extinction by the Lyrarakis family, when it was planted in the "Psarades" family vineyard in central Crete in the early '90s.Single vineyard wine from the Psarad..