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
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 ..
Karamolegos winery enters dynamically in creating a very high quality Santorini, following last years trend. The result is an excellent assyrtiko derived from selected old vines at Pyrgos and Megaloch..
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..
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..
Apostolos Thymiopoulos presents his new work, being part his alternative routes. This is one of the labels that are released as a result of his collaboration with Spyros Chryssos that is named Acroter..
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,..
Bright golden color with light red brick hues, nose with a wonderfull complexity and spicy character, with strong and long lasting aromas of dried fruits, honey, roasted nuts, coffee grains, bitter ch..