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Wine TypeAlpha Xinomavro  2003

Grape Varieties Xinomavro

Alcohol Content 13.5%

Bottle Size 75cl

Vinification The vineyard is called Ampelia at an altitude of 600 meters on a sandy / sandy-clay soil. Green harvest and low yields (30-35hl/ha) ensure high concentration of the grapes. The grapes are harvested by hand in small baskets. Depending on maturity of the grapes, they undergo a pre- and/or post/fermentation maceration at low temperature. The alcoholic fermentation is done in stainless steel, and the malolactic fermentation takes place in 100% new American oak. The wine is not filtered and ages for 8 months with frequent lees stirring to increase complexity and concentration.

Taste Profile This wine is a great example of
Xinomavro from Amyndeon vinified in a
modern way. The colour is a beautiful
bright red colour with purple hints, the
nose exhibits delicious aromas of red
berries with hints of liquorice and
chocolate. Aromas of strawberry carry
through the finish with a nice structure
and well-integrated tannins. This wine
was named Best Old World Red by Stephen
Spurrier in the April 2005 issue of
Decanter.

Awards Decanter World Wine Awards 2005: Gold and Regional Trophy
Steven Spurrier, Decanter, April 2005: Best Old World Red Wine "…Iatridis, the new Greek star at the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter, likes red grapes with firm tannins, yet manages to extract succulent Merlot, plus blackberry and spice flavours from 100% Xinomavro."


Technical Data: ALXINO03_20060627.pdf

Description Bottle Size Price per Bottle  Order
Alpha Xinomavro 2003 75 cl   £ 21.99
Number of Bottles
Whole case discount - buy a case of 12 to save £ 6.00 ( applies to whole cases only ).

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