Lyrarakis - Red 2018

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Dry, Still, Red, Syrah, Kotsifali, Ages well, 13,5% alc.
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Intense deep red color with purple hues, herbal nose with aromas of blackcurrant and plum, with hints of cinnamon and spice, thick mouth with nice acidity and finish barrel. Wine with a spicy aftertaste, relatively small, and with a sense of ripe fruit.
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A very good wine where Syrah and Kotsyfali - a combination that we see very often in Crete-winemakers give their best and complement each other in a fun and interesting blend. Kotsifali expanding its range of dishes that combine the Syrah, while the latter gives stability in color, thickness and fullness to the wine.

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Producer Lyrarakis
Producer's Description Varieties: Kotsifali 30%, Syrah 70%. This extraordinary wine of Crete, made with special care the grower Lyrarakis Emmanuel is the most successful combination of a local variety with a foreign one which has acclimatized well in mas.
Features: Deep red color with attractive bright hues. Complex aromas reminiscent of raspberry and cherry. Full-bodied, fragrant, velvety long diarkeias.
Combined: is worth trying with grilled meat, sausage, baked fish and yellow tyria.
Temperature consumption: 17-18 ° C.
Wine Color Red
Intl Grape Variety Syrah
Greek Grape Variety Kotsifali
Quality category Κρητικός ΠΓΕ
Vintage 2018
Vegan Yes
Country Greece
Region Crete
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 στη σούβλα, κατσίκι στη γάστρα, μακαρόνια με κιμά.
Good match with Barbecue, Cheese Hard Yellow Intense / Salty, Meat Lamb Roasted, Sausages, Κυνήγι Μαγειρευτό Κόκκινο, Κυνήγι Ψητό Σχάρας
Awards * Challenge International du Vin 2011, France Bronze medal (harvest 2008)
* Wine report 2009, of Tom Stevenson, USA One of the most exciting and unusual Greek wines
* Wine & Spirits magazine, 2009, U.S. rating 88/100
* AWC Vienna 2008, Austria Bronze medal
* Mundus Vini 2007, Germany Silver medal
* International Wine Challenge of Vienna 2007, Austria Silver medal
* International Wine Challenge 2006, UK Silver medal
* Vinnaya Karta Open 2006, Russia Gold - Best Class "Shiraz"
* Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2006, Belgium Silver medal
* Challenge International du Vin 2005, France Bronze medal
* International Wine & Spirit Competition 2005, UK Bronze medal
* Prowein 2005 wine competition, Germany A star
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