Estate Alpha Xinomavro Reserve 2015

Estate Alpha Xinomavro Reserve 2015
Details
Style
Type
Variety Xinomavro
Vintage
Alcohol Vol 13.5%
Bottle Size (lt) 0.75
Price per litre: 21.60€
Vinification method 18 months in French oak barrels, followed by 18 months in the bottle.
Drink Can be long aged
Natural Wines No
Serving
Food-Cooking Style Game animals and grilled meat or cooked in spicy, rich sauces, tomato braised food, ripe and spicy cheeses.
Serve Temp 16 – 18 °C
Ideal combinations
Occasion The Daily, Dinner with friends
Food type Cold Cuts/Sausages, Goat, Offals, Game, Beef, Yellow Cheeses
Cooking style Tomato Sauce, Grilled / BBQ, In the oven, Stewed, Souffle / Au gratin, Smoked, French Cuisine, Italian Cuisine

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Dense crimson color, complex and charming nose, which unfolds the typical varietal aromas such as ripe tomato, olive leaves, plum jam and pepper. Mouth-feel with a pretty good volume and “supporting” tannins, enhancing acidity and a long aftertaste.

eRobertParker 2006: 91, 2007: 92, 2008: 93, 2009: 90, 2010: 92, 2011: 94, 2012: 94, 2015: 93
Decanter 2011: Silver, 2012: Bronze, 2013: Bronze (89)
Wine Enthusiast 2010: 87
Jancis Robinson 2014: 17.5, 2015: 18
  • MSRP
  • 16.70€
  • 16.20€
  • Ex Tax: 13.06€
  • Price in reward points: 340

Tags: Estate Alpha