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Estate Argyros - Assyrtiko

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Estate Argyros - Assyrtiko 2016

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Dry, Still, White, Assyrtiko, Ages well, 14% alc.

Pretty standard tag and Santorini OPAP, one of the very worthy wineries on the island. Renowned for its balanced structure, which takes off from the strong acidity of the variety.
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Fans of Assyrtiko Santorini harbor particular favorite in the Estate Argyros and basic tag. This is a wine with consistent quality and proven modality that impresses and is ideal for a wide range of combinations with flavors of the sea.

Producer Argyros
Producer's Description Near the beginning of the last decade of the last century, began to take shape in Santorini always Oinochori rooms a new type of dry white wine. Result of the latest knowledge and technology, the Estate Argyros was one of the first genuine exponents of this new tasis.
Features: Colour yellow with green highlights. Good intensity minutes, politely and relatively complex aromas reminiscent of minerals, lemon and citrus blossoms. Full-bodied, round, crisp and sparkling acidity that gives nerve and good epigefsi.
Vinification: Classic white vinification. 20% aged for 6 months in French oak barrels of 500 l.
Ethanol: 13.0% vol.
Total acidity: 7.1 g / l
aging Features: 6-8 years
Serving: Harmonically a variety of dishes. We recommend lamb in vine leaves or fish ala spetsiota. Also delicacies like Santorini fava beans, fresh cheese and tomato.
Serving: at 8-10 ° C
Wine Color White
Greek Grape Variety Assyrtiko
Quality category Σαντορίνη ΠΟΠ
Vintage 2016
Country Greece
Region Cyclades/Santorini
Volume 750ml
Bottle Size 0.75lt
Dryness Dry
Style Still
Abv 14%
When to Drink Ages well
Taste Character White mineral, austere and intense
Excellent match with Θαλασσινά τηγανητά, ψάρι φρέσκο στη σχάρα
Good match with Fish Fat Grilled, Fish Fried, Fish Lean Grilled
Awards * TROPHY - Argyros Estate 2009, Decanter World Wine Awards 2010
* SILVER - Argyros Estate 2008, Decanter World Wine Awards 2009
* GOLD - Argyros Estate 2008, International Competition of Wine, Thessaloniki 2009
* 91 - Argyros Estate 2007, Wine & Spirits Magazine © Oct 2008
* 87 - Argyros Estate 2005, Wine Review Online © Jun 2006
* EXCELLENT - Argyros Estate 2005, 2007
* 93 - Argyros Estate 2003, Wine & Spirits Buying Guide © 2006
Η άποψη του Mark Squires στο Wine Advocate
Συνεργάτης του Robert Parker για την Ελλάδα

he 2011 Santorini “Estate” is Argyros’ oak-aged (only 20%, though) Assyrtiko. For all the feeling of depth and fullness on the first attack and power on the finish of this big Assyrtiko, the most remarkable thing about this wine is how it maintains its elegance. The oak is a footnote, adding a little persistence to the finish, but the wine overall is simply beautiful for its charm and balance. As it sits in the glass and warms, you can taste the oak a bit more. Neither the oak nor the wine is overly obvious. Now, granted that some (me included) would prefer wholly unoaked versions, I can’t let philosophy get in the way here and this bottling handles the modest oak brilliantly. This is a very fine vintage for Argyros up and down the line. Nicely done—this might yet be my favorite dry from Argyros. Drink now-2019. Βαθμολογία: 92/100

Customer Reviews

Good wine!
Review by Georgii Kryvopishyn (Posted on 21/08/2017)

Superb choice for this money!

Review by johann vor der brugge frantz (Posted on 29/06/2017)


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