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Grande Cuvee Nemea

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Grande Cuvee Nemea 2014
Skouras

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€18.80

Dry, Still, Red, Agiorgitiko, Ages well, 13.5% alc.

Nemea elaborate international profile. The beautiful aromas of the variety typically framed by spicy oak barrel influence and velvety tannins that give personality to the wine.
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Classical label Nemea OPAP, facing the historic red wine with a cosmopolitan eye. George Skouras has put his creative touch to give this wine a uniqueness that makes it special and much loved.

Producer Skouras
Producer's Description Category: Dry Red
Rank: Wine Appellation of Origin of Superior Quality (OPAP) Nemea
Varieties: Agiorgitiko 100%
Vineyards: Mountainous Corinthia (height 950 m)
dominant soil type: Red clay, rich in metalla
Age of vines: 18 eti
Yields: 850 kg / ha (51 hl. / ha.)
Vinification / Maturation: Alcoholic fermentation and extraction in stainless steel tanks at 23 ˚ C.
Metazymotiki extraction at 20 ˚ C.
Extracted and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Full malolactic fermentation and aging in new French barriques for 12 months and 6 months in bottle. Red fruits, blackberries, plums, spice, mineral tone, vanilla, accented acidity, ripe tannins, exuberant stoma.
Tasting notes: The color is bright, clear, deep ruby. The nose has depth, strength and density. The aromatic character is focused in red fruits such as cherry, raspberry and red cherries with bacharenious characters, aromas of dried herbs and a touch metallikotitas. In the mouth is medium to full-bodied with an interesting acidity and very good quality tannins and dominate aromas of red fruits, earth and metal together with tobacco and spices. The aftertaste is long, complicated by continuous evolution.
Wine Color Red
Greek Grape Variety  Agiorgitiko 
Quality category Νεμέα ΠΟΠ
Vintage 2014
Country Greece
Region Peloponnese/Other Regions
Volume 750ml
Bottle Size 0.75lt
Dryness Dry
Style Still
Abv 13.5%
When to Drink Ages well
Taste Character Red intense and tannic
Excellent match with Γουρουνόπουλο στο φούρνο, κόκορας με χυλοπίτες, μοσχάρι γιουβέτσι, μπριζόλες στα κάρβουνα
Good match with Meat Beef Cooked Red, Meat Beef Grilled, Meat Pork Grilled, Meat Pork Roasted, Poultry Casseroles Red
Awards Large Gold Medal
* Vintage 2005, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2008

Gold Medal
* Vintage 2007, Berliner Wein Trophy 2011
* Vintage 2006, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2009
* Vintage 2003, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2005
* Vintage 2005, Mundus Vini 2007

Silver Medal
* Vintage 2007, AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2011 & Mundus Vini 2011 & Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2009
* Vintage 2006, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2008
* Vintage 2004, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2007
* Vintage 2004, Concours Mondial De Bruxelles 2007
* Vintage 2005, Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2007

Bronze Medal
* Vintage 2005, IWSC 2008

Three Stars
* Vintage 2005, Prowein 2008

Two Star
* Vintage 2007, Prowein 2011

a star
* Vintage 2007, Prowein 2012
* Vintage 2006, Prowein 2010
Η άποψη του Σίμου Γεωργόπουλου
Δημοσιογράφος Οίνου-Οινοκκριτικός
Σκούρας, Νεμέα Grand Cuvee 2014: Μια Νεμέα που κάθε χρόνο αποδεικνύεται όλο και πιο φίνα. Ξύσμα μολυβιού, κρέας και πιπέρια τονίζουν τον όξινο, ντελικάτο χαρακτήρα του κρασιού, που απαιτεί μια 10ετία για την απόλυτη αρμονία. ( * * * ½ )
Δοκιμάστηκε 7-10-201-201
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Customer Reviews

Xinomavro was an eye-openner
Review by Alan Bell (Posted on 07/08/2018)
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This grape was totally unknown to me. A native grape, which produced a taste which can not be compared to other ubiquitous varieties. I used it at a tasting session with ten friends, all scored it 10/10 for nose, colour and taste. I would like to revisit this vintage in 5-10 years time.




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