Le Roi Des Montagnes Assyrtiko 2017

Le Roi Des Montagnes Assyrtiko 2017
Details
Style
Type
Variety Assyrtiko
Vintage
Alcohol Vol 15%
Bottle Size (lt) 0.75
Price per litre: 30.53€
Vinification method 12 months in oak barrels
Drink Can be long aged
Natural Wines No
Organic Wines No
Serving
Food-Cooking Style Fish and seafood, green salads, fried snacks.
Serve Temp 8 - 10 °C

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From a single vineyard at an altitude of 800 meters in Sofiana, Corinth, Yiannis Papargyriou produces a rich and thick, 'continental' in character Assyrtiko. Mellow peaches and sweet apricots in the nose along herbal nuances give the tone. On the palate, despite the high alcohol, the razor sharp acid provides lovely balance and freshness. A gastronomical wine with intense personality to accompany pork-based dishes, richly flavoured fish or mature gruyere. It is released in just 668 bottles. 2018-2023 (Yiannis Karakasis MW)

(Yields 30 hl/ha, 5 days maceration, 9 months with the lees in 2nd use 500 litres French oak, 15%, pH 3.21, TA 6.4 g / lt)


eRobertParker 2016: 90
Jancis Robinson
  • MSRP
  • 23.60€
  • 22.90€
  • Ex Tax: 18.47€
  • Price in reward points: 485

Tags: Estate Papargyriou