Xinomavro Reserve 2015 Red Greek Wine
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Xinomavro Reserve, Alpha Estate - Greece
Variety Composition: Xinomavro 100%.
Region / Location / Vineyard:
Amyndeon plateau. Amyndeon viticulture zone. North-western Macedonia. 88 y.o., Gobelet 100%. "Turtles" sub-region. 660m altitude, with north-western exposure, facing mount Voras. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m.
Vinification Method & Ageing:
Destemming, no crushing, cold soak - skin contact, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increasing temperatures, maintenance of wine "sur lies" for eight months with regular stirring. Eighteen to twenty-four months in Allier – Bertrange French oak casks medium grain, white toast, and eighteen to twenty-four months in the bottle.
Bright dark ruby color. Complex nose with typical bouquet of sundried tomatoes, smoky black fruits, strawberries, dark cherries, licorice and spices. Full body, with rich fruit depth, blackberries, plums, herbaceous hints and oak on the back. Solid, velvety tannins and long aftertaste with persistent aromas.
Harmony: Perfect match with juicy red barbecued meats, roasted lamb, spicy sausages, red baked peppers in olive oil, stew rabbit, light spicy full body cheeses.
Best served at 16-18ο C. (60,8-64,4 ο F).
ALPHA Estate in an award-winning Greek winemaker, located at the northwest part of Greece, the Amyndeon, Florina region. Alpha Estate was founded in 1997.
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