The estate is located in the municipality of Agios Amvrosios northwest of Limassol in the Krasochoria region Cyprus, It was founded in 2006 by Akis Zambartas (+2014). After studying winemaking and chemistry in Lyon and Montpellier he worked in the industry for 35 years, most recently as chief winemaker and managing director at large producers KEO. Visiting wineries and vineyards around the world, he gained detailed knowledge of all aspects of grape growing and wine production. Zambartas devoted particular attention to that autochthonous Cypriot varieties, of which he rediscovered a dozen in old vineyards and partially reactivated them. 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 holds a Masters Degree in winemaking from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Chemistry from Imperial University London and has practical knowledge in French Provence and in New Zealand, The company has been run by him since his father's death.
The hilly vineyards encompass one hectare of property and two more hectares of rented land on the southern slope of the Troodos Mountains at 550 to 1,150 meters above sea level on lime / chalk and volcanic soils that force deep roots in nutrient-rich layers. They are made with the red wine varieties Lefkada ( Vertzami ) Maratheftiko. Yiannoudi. Merlot. Cabernet Franc and Shiraz, as well as the white wine varieties Xynisteri. Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc planted. There will be two different ones education forms tried and tested, namely the traditional bush form ( gobelet ) and cordon education. Management is based on environmentally friendly criteria with no pesticides (e.g. insecticides ). Dosed artificial only if necessary irrigation,
The winery was designed with the aim of making necessary extensions without any problems if necessary. The flagship of the house is the cuvée "Zambartas Rose" from the two varieties Lefkada and Cabernet Franc. Another premium wine is "Zambartas Shiraz", which ages in French barriques for 12 to 14 months. The production of the famous historical dessert wine is in preparation Commandaria, Around 60,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, 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|
|2019||Cyprus Competition 2019||KOUKOUVAGIA RED, 2017, VARIETAL WINE||Gold|
|2019||Cyprus Competition 2019||ZAMBARTAS - Mataro/Yiannoudi, 2017, LEMESOS REGIONAL WINE||Gold|