Monemvasia Winery Kydonitsa – Péloponnèse 2017

Monemvasia Winery Kydonitsa – Péloponnèse 2017

Kydonitsa is a very rare local grape varietal, unique to Peloponnese. Only a handful of producers are working with it. Also, in Greek, it means quince, which is exactly the main aroma of this wine. Delicate citrus zest and exotic fruit are also prominent. Crisp and lean, the palate also has very delicate flavors, but…

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Tetramythos Roditis -2019 Patras

Tetramythos Roditis	-2019 Patras

This 100% Roditis is characterized by a decent woven minerality as well as aromas of lemon pith, dried flowers, and salt. Its high, edgy acidity is balanced by its mouth-filling body and finale.

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Domaine Papagiannakos Savatiano Markopoulo – 2019 Markopoulo, Attica

Domaine Papagiannakos Savatiano Markopoulo – 2019 Markopoulo, Attica

This Savatiano is sourced from 50 years old vines. It’s rich and full-bodied with neutral, delicate perfume. Its subtle aromas of pear and melon are also joined by a hint of fir resin. The acidity is moderate and the palate has an iodine-like character. Overall, it’s a simple, approachable wine, but a very well done…

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Hatzidakis Winery Santorini Assyrtiko – 2014 Santorini

Hatzidakis Winery Santorini Assyrtiko – 2014 Santorini

Pale gold with a nose on wet rocks, oyster brine, lemon confit, and overall freshness. This Assyrtiko is filled with complex, but very precise aromas. The palate is carried out by an intense acidity, medium body, and a very saline finale.

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Kir-Yianni, Paranga White – 2018 Macedonia

Kir-Yianni, Paranga White – 2018 Macedonia

This blend of Roditis and Malagousia has rich peach and pineapple flavors showcasing ripeness and depth. It’s zesty, crisp, and easy-drinking, but also has a decent creamy finish.

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Ktima Tselepos, Moschofilero – 2017 Mantinia

Ktima Tselepos, Moschofilero – 2017 Mantinia

Very perfumed and fragrant, this Moschofilero has exuberant scents of grapefruits, lemon, and melon, but also a delicate floral addition that gives it class and elegance. The freshness and clean palate holds the finish into a lingering thirst-quenching finale.

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Ktima Tselepos, Santorini Assyrtiko – 2017 Santorini

Ktima Tselepos, Santorini Assyrtiko – 2017 Santorini

Made from 50-100 years-old koulara or basket vines (some of the vines on the island are believed to date back up to 400 years) this wine has the typical fresh zippy salinity and bright, edgy minerality.

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Ktima Gerovassiliou, Eponami – 2019 Epanomi

Ktima Gerovassiliou, Eponami – 2019 Epanomi

This wine is a blend of Assyrtiko and Malagousia made in stainless steel tank with skin contact. Blond in color and bright in acidity, this wine has mainly citrus fruit, papaya, and melon aromas, but also some green notes of grass and tea.

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Ktima Gerovassiliou, Old Vines, malagousia – 2016 Epanomi

Ktima Gerovassiliou, Old Vines, malagousia – 2016 Epanomi

On the slopes of Epanomi, a few kilometers from the city of Thessaloniki Ktima Gerovassiliou stands since 1981. This wine is produced entirely from the Greek grape variety Malagousia, which was saved from extinction thanks to the efforts of Vangelis Gerovassiliou. This wine is one of the purest expressions of the variety, with intense aromas…

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Boutari, Santorini Assyrtiko – 2017 Santorini

Boutari, Santorini Assyrtiko – 2017 Santorini

Highly aromatic as expected, this wine has a defining metallic aroma as well as fragrant floral notes, saltiness, and zesty citrus character. It’s crisp, brilliant, and clean. The structure seems effortless but the high acidity and volume combination give it a pleasant volume.

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