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Estate Argyros - Mavrotragano

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Estate Argyros - Mavrotragano 2016
Argyros

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€34.70

Dry, Still, Red, Mavrotragano, Ages well, 14% alc.

A stunning wine with a deep ruby ​​color, aromas of cherry and cherry with hints of tobacco and oak, with a remarkable variety for body, balanced with a long and pleasant aftertaste typical of poikilias.
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Mavrotragano tends to become red Assyrtiko on Santorini: Almost all important producers of the island highlight this difficulty pikilia, and Silver have done here one of the best vinification. Drink it with red meats but relatively lightly cooked with red sauce.

Producer Argyros
Producer's Description Mavrotragano is a rare and intriguing indigenous red variety of Santorini. The Maftrotragano reaches matured very quickly, almost at the end of August and in the past they used to make sweet wines, or put in some blend Vinsanto. It is highly productive and characterized very sensitive to drought. The berries are long and fleshy, with thick peel, crisp and bright color. When the grapes reach the ripeness can give wines their alcoholic strength easily reaches the 14 ° -15 ° vol with a very correct with no flare oxytita.
Mavrotragano is a very rich diversity both in color and in flavor potential. The aroma is durable. The taste is balanced, full and long epigefsi.
Mavrotragano the Estate Argyros made from 100% Mavrotragano in extremely limited numbers fialon.
Features: Bright red color. Perfumes blackcurrant, cherry and cherry. It is soft in the mouth with round tannines
Vinification: Classic red vinification and aging for 18 months in French oak barrels 500l
aging Features: 12-14 eti
Serving: Hunting, red meat dishes with red saltses
Serving: at 14-16 ° C.
Wine Color Red
Greek Grape Variety Mavrotragano
Quality category Ερυθρός Επιτραπέζιος Οίνος
Vintage 2016
Country Greece
Region Cyclades/Santorini
Volume 750ml
Dryness Dry
Style Still
Abv 14%
When to Drink Ages well
Taste Character Red intense and tannic
Good match with Meat Meatballs, Meat Pork Cooked Red, Pasta Bolognese, Pasta Meat, Pasta Red
Awards "Top Greek wines in the United States of America" ​​
Argyros Mattheos in the OinoTelia wine Magazine with Vagelis Gerovassiliou.

"Santorini Success"
Top Greek wines are led by outstanding whites from this lovely island.
By Kim Marcus
Η άποψη του Mark Squires στο Wine Advocate
Συνεργάτης του Robert Parker για την Ελλάδα


The 2009 Mavrotragano was aged in French oak for 18 months. It makes a statement for red wine on the island. This is a big boy and it takes no prisoners. I loved it, granting some rustic tendencies in acidity, tannin and earthiness. Powerful, pointed, intense and coupled with a gamey overlay, this crisp wine sure won’t say “Santorini” to many—but this red grape is producing interesting wines on the island. Not overly concentrated, it is still a powerful beast that will hold up well to food. It sure isn’t going to be a porch sipper. I can envision many great food matchups. It should hold well in the cellar, but it does have some things to prove there, despite my leaning up a bit for its potential. Drink 2014-2022. Βαθμολογία: 92/100


Customer Reviews

Nicht so gut wie vor Ort.
Review by Ninja Winter (Posted on 19/02/2016)
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Wir haben den Wein im Sommer 2015 direkt beim Winzer auf Santorin verkostet und ihn jetzt über houseofwine bestellt.
Vielleicht bekommt dem Wein der lange Versand nicht, er ist leider nicht mehr so umwerfend gut wie letzten Sommer.
Aber trotzdem noch fein trinkbar und etwas sehr besonderes :-) und das hat natürlich seinen Preis.




Too much alchool
Review by Francesco Ricco (Posted on 25/02/2015)
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The bottle tasted has a beautiful ruby red not very deep . Complex nose with hints of berry , cherry , herbs , wood and a strong minerality , feels the volcano . Present an annoying note pungent alcohol . Precise correspondence taste and smell. Return the perfumes described, but the medium-bodied wine enhances the presence of alcohol , which dominates a good minerality and excellent acidity thus making the wine unbalanced between the parties .
Grape with enormous potential




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