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
Pale lemon color and typical Santorini nose with notes of tea, as also lively scents of white-fleshed fruits, minerality and lemon hints. Mouth elegant with volume, sharpness resulting from the strong..
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..
The Tear of the Pine Retsina from Kechris has a straw yellow color, delicate aromas, with subtle shades of resin, hints of minerality and fruity nuances in a well made mouth with retsina adding someth..
Apla white is a blend 3 famous Greek grape varieties (Malagouzia, Assyrtiko, Roditis). The result is a wine that combines maturity with freshness. Tropical and white-fleshed fruit on the nose, on a fl..
Domaine Florian "works" equally well with the Greek varieties having created an elegant and pleasant wine from the blend of Assyrtiko and Malagouzia. This is Terzetto, a wine that has pale yellow colo..
An excellent Assyrtiko from the island of Kythnos showing that the efforts of Gonidaki estate will definitely lead to a distinctive wine from another Cyclades island. It has yellow color with light gr..
Golden color of an Assyrtiko that was fermented for 10 days with its marc, but also Muscat marc, and was aged for about seven months in barrels of 500 liters. Aromas of apricot jam, peach, orange peel..
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 ..
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..
One more top quality Santorini which comes from the famous Avantis estate at Euboea which has been very active in Santorini the last years. The name of the wine has a reference to the large wooden cas..
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..
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 ..
Pale yellow color with hints of lemon, iodine aromas, citrus fruits, acacia flowers, butter and mineral notes, complemented by an elegant barrel sensation both on the nose and the mouth, where its sha..
Gaia Wines launches 3 new labels in its basic range of Peloponnese wines with a more complex character, yet enjoyable at every occasion. Three fine Greek white varieties have joined forces in monograp..
Argyros estate commercial director, Stephanos Georgas, creates, in collaboration with the estate, a "traditional" Santorini, i.e. a Santorini from two top vineyards of the island which is vinified wit..
One more wine is added to Manousakis winery white wines range demonstrating once again, beyond the raw material high quality, the oenologist Mr. Galanis' capabilities. Bright medium lemon color with g..
Bright green-yellowish color with a nose of citrus, hints of tea leaves, herbs, minerality, shades of lime blossom, pineapple and banana. Full mouthsense, complex, with juicy and robust acidity. Elong..
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,..