Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko
Color: White
Types of wines: White, Dessert
Categories: PDO Santorini, PDO Santorini 'Nikteri', PDO Santorini 'Vinsanto', PDO Slopes of Melitona, PDO Monemvasia-Malvasia, PDO Paros, PDO Rhodes 'Vinsanto'

Description: The strongest variety of the Greek vineyard, hides rare virtues, giving wines with unique capabilities. This versatile variety is grown mainly in the Cyclades, it is based in Santorini, and secondarily, but with great results, in Northern Greece. It gives strictly chic wines, characterized by a mild-aromatic character, which, depending on the terrain and the area cultivated, not only has aromas of fresh citrus and yellow fruits, but also hints of tea leaves and mineral and metallic hues. It has a rich and full mouthsense, with minerality and alabaster acidity, characteristics that offer durability in time. This makes Assyrtiko, one of the few Greek white varieties that have the ability to evolve and emerge through aging. Assyrtiko is the main variety used in production of Vinsanto from Santorini, considered globally as one of the finest dessert wines.

Typical wine characteristics: Good acidity, iron, solid
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Vinegar 5 years old

The first part of Assyrtiko must after becoming dry wine is acetified in oak 500lt acetifiers according to the traditional method of Orleans. The new dry resulting vinegar is aged for 4 years in old o..

10.66€ 9.93€
Ex Tax: 8.79€

Roussos Mavrathiro

Black color with a rich an complex at the same time aroma of cherry jam, blueberry, cinnamon and clove. Full bodied flavor with notes of spices, nuts and honey with delicious acidity. Its aftertaste l..

24.90€ 23.90€
Ex Tax: 19.27€

Santo White Sparkling Brut 750ml

The first sparkling wine produced at Santorini with 100% Assyrtiko of the island, usind the "Methode Traditionelle" (the traditional champagne method). The outcome demonstrates the versatile character..

30.70€ 29.70€
Ex Tax: 23.95€

Tsipouro Sigalas

Tsipouro Sigalas comes from the Assyrtiko and Mavrotragano grape marcs. This product comes from marcs 2013 double distillation. Clear, medium intensity appearance with aromas of herbs and flowers. Sof..

20.50€ 20.10€
Ex Tax: 16.21€

Tselepos Santorini 2014 (Canava Chrissou)

A year ago we heard that the well-known winemaker John Tselepos decided to expand to Santorini starting with the raw materials (grapes) from the Xrysos-Drosos olg vineyards,  at the Pyrgos area. The f..

36.52€
Ex Tax: 29.45€

Pentapolis 2013

An excellent, delicious wine, with golden color and honeyed nose. Yellow fruit jam, orange zest, bergamot peel, honey and nuts, are the aromas that are outstanding at the nose and mouth. Rich mouthfee..

13.00€
Ex Tax: 10.48€

Brut White Matamis

A glamorous winemaking from Santorini Assyrtiko grapes, that brings a sparkling wine of great class, with rich sparkles. Dynamic and complex nose, with minerality and lemony aromas of nuts, brioches, ..

38.60€ 37.20€
Ex Tax: 30.00€

White Squared 2014

Deep golden color, particular nose expressed through aromas of citrus and green fruits such as lemon, apple, pear, grape with bread and vanilla notes. Mineral mouthfeel with noticeable acidity and a l..

8.70€ 6.90€
Ex Tax: 5.56€

Tselepos Santorini 2015 (Canava Chrissou)

A year ago we heard that the well-known winemaker John Tselepos decided to expand to Santorini starting with the raw materials (grapes) from the Chrissos-Drosos olg vineyards, at the Pyrgos area. The ..

36.50€
Ex Tax: 29.44€

Santo White Sparkling Brut 200ml

The first sparkling wine produced at Santorini with 100% Assyrtiko of the island, usind the "Methode Traditionelle" (the traditional champagne method). The outcome demonstrates the versatile character..

13.60€
Ex Tax: 10.97€

Pine Forest

A new generation of retsina, where the resin "sounds" faintly, giving the tone to a fruity accord. It has a crisp acidity, rich mouth, with clean aromas and taste, and with a long aftertaste, topped w..

12.00€ 11.50€
Ex Tax: 9.27€

Assyrtiko Vourvoukeli 2015

Soft golden color. Basil, lemongrass, and asparagus flavors along with white flowers followed by rich aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple, guava as well as green gooseberry, tart quince and ripe citru..

11.20€ 10.90€
Ex Tax: 8.79€

Malvasia 2012 (malmsey)

Recommended by Rick Stein!An modern version of a wine popular since the Middle Ages often referred to as Malmsey (or Marmsie). Caramel in colour with bright blonde sheens. A charming bouq..

55.80€ 50.20€
Ex Tax: 40.48€

Vinsanto Karamolegos 2007

Dark caramel color, pure and sweet nose with dried fruits and jams, nuts, confit citrus and honey. Complex mouthfeel, greasy and balanced with the sweetness and acidity in perfect proportions. Afterta..

38.20€ 36.90€
Ex Tax: 29.76€

Apla White 2016

Apla white is a blend 3 famous Greek grape varieties (Malagousia, Assyrtiko, Roditis). The result is a wine that combines maturity with freshness. Tropical and white-fleshed fruit on the nose, on a fl..

10.10€ 8.60€
Ex Tax: 6.94€

Sigalas Santorini (Barrel) 2016

Yellowish, with complex aromatic character with minerality that enhances the steel scents of a delicate barrel flavor, fruits, vanilla and honey. Mouth rich, crisp and robust, with rigor and mineral-l..

30.31€ 29.30€
Ex Tax: 23.63€

Vourvoukelis Assyrtiko 2016

Soft golden color. Basil, lemongrass, and asparagus flavors along with white flowers followed by rich aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple, guava as well as green gooseberry, tart quince and ripe citru..

10.50€
Ex Tax: 8.47€

Porto Carras Château Le Grand Blanc Magnum 2015

Domaine Porto Carras surprised us some time ago, introducing a new white wine that was only released in magnum bottles. Our surprise was even more when we realized that it comes from a mixture of two ..

50.00€ 49.50€
Ex Tax: 39.92€

Aged Tsipouro Sigalas

It is well-known that Paris Sigalas is a restless winemaker (and lately a distiller). As soon as he entered the distillation field, it was expected that after the tsipouro and the prickly pear spirit,..

25.90€ 24.90€
Ex Tax: 20.08€

Panagiotou Akakies 2015

Bright yellow-green color. Aromas of fruits with a focus on citrus. Kind of mineral sense and refined barrel notes. Exuberant mouth and elegant body. Good lasting aftertaste with acidity balanced by t..

12.60€ 9.80€
Ex Tax: 7.90€

Kallisti Reserve 2016

Golden yellow color, fruity aromas of ripe apple, quince, white-fleshed peaches and citrus with fine notes of tobacco and dried fruit, honey and vanilla. Mouth greasy, well-structured and balanced, wi..

22.30€
Ex Tax: 17.98€

Lalikos the White 2017

This wine has intense but not explosive aromas with emphasis on its mineral character and a vegetal dimension from Sauvignon Blanc that reveils it freshness. Lively mouth sense, with angles and a char..

10.00€ 9.70€
Ex Tax: 7.82€

Argyros Santorini Vareli 2016

Deep rich yellow color and rich bouquet of aromas deriving from the fermentation of the wine in the barrel. Prominent notes of lemon, jasmine and more intensly tea, hints of roasted nuts, butter and t..

24.00€
Ex Tax: 19.35€

Ekecheiria 2017

Medium golden-yellow color and an aromatic character full of floral fragrances such as jasmine and acacia, with notes of vegetation and citrus aromas. Crisp acidity with moderate body and flavors of g..

9.90€ 9.00€
Ex Tax: 7.26€

Mova White 2017

An exciting blend from local Kydonitsa and Assyrtiko with the former giving elegance and aromas of quince (as the name suggests) and the latter adding volume, structure and a little more fruit. Delica..

11.20€ 10.90€
Ex Tax: 8.79€

Estate Theopetra Malagousia-Assyrtiko 2017

Bright yellow color, complex nose with fruity character, where notes of peach and pineapple as also hints of fresh roses are pronounced. Mouth feel with a fairly good volume and giving raciness acidit..

10.90€ 9.00€
Ex Tax: 7.26€

Seven (7) Villages 2016

Domaine Sigalas went on an impressive move (although it was already announced, it is still impressive), namely the production of 100% Assyrtiko from vineyards in 7 different villages of Santorini, and..

222.70€ 213.80€
Ex Tax: 172.42€