RAL-101

Xinomavro Reserve (Old Vines), Alpha Estate

Xinomavro 100%. Amyndeon plateau, of the “Turtles” sub-region. 660m altitude, with north-western exposure, facing mount Voras.  90 year old vines, tended in sandy clay soils over limestone. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m. 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.

Producer:
Vintage:
2012
Country:
Greece
Region:
Amyndeon
Variety:
Xinomavro
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Import Partner:
Diamond Importers

Tasting Notes

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.

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