The estate is located in the municipality Agios Amvrosios northwest of Limassol in the Krasochoria region Cyprus, It was founded in 2006 by Akis Zambartas (+2014). After the study of winemaking and chemistry in Lyon and Montpellier He worked in the industry for 35 years, most recently as Chief Winemaker and Managing Director of large-scale producers KEO. Through visits to wineries and vineyards around the world, he gained detailed knowledge of all aspects of grape growing and wine production. Zambartas devoted himself especially to the autochthonous Cypriot varieties, of which he has rediscovered and partially reactivated a dozen in ancient vineyards. That was among other things Canella. Flouriko and Yiannoudi, In recognition of his enormous achievements, he was a member of the AIV (Academie Internationale de Vin).
Son Marcos graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Masters Degree in Winemaking and a Bachelor's and Masters Degree in Chemistry from Imperial University London and gained practical experience in French Provence and in New Zealand, The business is run by him since the death of his father.
The hilly vineyards cover one hectare of property and two more hectares of rented land on the southern slope of the Troodos Mountains 550 to 1150 meters above sea level on lime / chalk and volcanic soils, which force deep rooting in nutrient-rich layers. They are with the red wines Lefkada ( Vertzami ) Maratheftiko. Yiannoudi. Merlot. Cabernet Franc and Shiraz, as well as the white wine varieties Xynisteri. Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc planted. There are two different ones education forms tested, namely the traditional bush form ( gobelet ) and cordon education. The management is carried out according to environmentally friendly criteria without waiver pesticides (eg insecticides ). Only when needed a metered artificial irrigation,
The winery was conceived from the point of view, if necessary, to make any necessary extensions. The flagship of the house is the cuvée "Zambartas Rose" from the two varieties Lefkada and Cabernet Franc. Another premium wine is Zambartas Shiraz, aged for 12 to 14 months in French oak barrels. In preparation is the production of the famous historical dessert wine Commandaria, Every year around 60,000 bottles of wine are produced, of which 10% are exported to Europe.
|2015||Thessaloniki International Wine Competition||Zambartas Rose, 2014, Varietal Wine of Cyprus||GOLD|
|2016||Thessaloniki International Wine Competition||Lefkada - Shiraz, 2013, P.G.I. Lemesos||GOLD|
|2016||Cyprus Competition||Zambartas - Rose, 2015||Gold|
|2016||Cyprus Competition||Zambartas - Lefkada/Shiraz, 2014||Gold|
|2018||Cyprus 2018||ZAMBARTAS - SHIRAZ/LEFKADA 2016||Gold|