Greece


Alpha Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2015
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" The lineup from one of Greece's best wineries is exceptional this issue--and remarkably well priced, too. This group is a bargain-hunter's dream, each wine in the lineup competing for "best yet" from Alpha in the brand. Note, though, that they tend to be more Old World in style, if I can use a
Item Number: 21355
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Sigalas 'Aa' Assyrtiko/Athiri 2015
Wine Information:  - 75% Assyrtiko and 25% Athiri  - Vines over 50 years of age  - Soils are black lava, volcanic ash and pumice  -Fermentation in stainless steel tanks    Domaine Sigalas was founded in 1991 by Paris Sigalas, Christos Markozane and Yiannis Toundas. Initially, Sigalas
Item Number: 20125
Bottle:$15.45
Case: $185.40
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Boutari Moschofilero 2014
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In an effort to literally save the Moschofilero variety from extinction and in recognition of the enormous potential of this strongly aromatic variety, Boutari created one of the most famous brand names on the market in history. The Moschofilero Boutari is now synonymous to the Moschofilero variety
Item Number: 18878
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Santo Wines Assyritko 2014
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2014 Assyrtiko is unoaked and comes in at 13% alcohol. It is surprisingly nice as it expands in the glass; "surprisingly" because it started a bit dull and closed, and then opened nicely. It began to show more lushness and a bit more persistence on the finish. While not
Item Number: 20405
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine Sigalas 'Santorini' Assyritko 2015
"The Sigalas Santorini is 100% Assyrtiko, fermented in tempertature controlled stainless steel. The vinyards are in Imerovigli in the northern-most part of Santorini. The soil here is Aspa – black volcanic lava, ash and pumice and is very poor in organic matter. Low yields (15-30 hl per Hectare)
Item Number: 20221
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Domaine Douloufakis 'Femina' Malvasia 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Femina is the winery's unoaked Malvasia, a consistently fine performer these days that always exceeds any expectations based on the price. To be clear, it is all Malvasia di Candia Aromatica, sourced from an Italian clone and vines that are now around 20 years old. It
Item Number: 19577
Bottle:$14.95
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Malamatina Retsina NV 500ml
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
" Malamatina Retsina wine is the authentic Greek wine and it is produced using the exclusively Greek grape varieties "Savatiano" and "Roditis". Wine making is effected using the "White wine making" method, under controlled temperature conditions, by strictly selecting the must "foam" (the free run
Item Number: 18410
Bottle:$3.95
Case: $94.80
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Boutari Kretikos 2014
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Brilliant yellow-white color and intense aroma of white flowers and fruit (peach, apricot, pineapple, mango). Very good balance, mild taste, pleasant acidity and long-lasting aftertaste
Item Number: 12549
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Alpha Estate 'Turtles' Malagousia 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 Rank 73 "Rich and flush with fresh-cut green apple, honeydew melon and grapefruit flavors that feature a vibrant minerality. Delivers hints of savory herbs, leading to a lush finish of cream and spice. Drink now through 2018. 8,500 cases made. –KM"  Wine Advocate 90
Item Number: 20659
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Alpha Estate 'Reserve VV' Xinomavro 2011
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2011 Xinomavro Reserve Vielles Vignes is one of Alpha's prestige labels. At the price point, considering the quality, it is also one of Greece's most intriguing bargains. Sourced from ungrafted 90-year-old bush vines, it was aged for 24 months in new French oak from various
Item Number: 19912
Bottle:$26.45
Case: $317.40
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Harlaftis 'White' Savatiano 2014
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"A new addition from the Harlaftis winery. A white wine made from the Savatiano grape and fermented in stainless steel. Pale yellow in color with aromas of peach, pear and honeysuckle notes. Light to medium bodied with flavors similar to those on the nose but in addition to subtle mineral notes.
Item Number: 9588
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Domaine Vassiliou Retsina NV
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"A amalgam of interesting flavors. Displays fresh fruit, resin, of course, and compact sherry flavors. Simultaneously lively and bitter, making the wine very refreshing." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 10094
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $74.70
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Gaia 'Notios' White Moschofilero & Rodititis 2014
Notios, which means "the Southerner," comes to us from the southern portion of the Greek mainland in the Peloponnese. This is a blend of Moschofilero and Rodititis, creating a wine with a bright citrus body and a lean, long finish. Perfect with seafood.
Item Number: 19204
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine Skouras Moscofilero 2014
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 89 "Shows a firm structure to the zesty red peach, Fuji apple and melon flavors, accented by notes of white pepper and anise. Powerfully crisp on the finish. Drink now through 2018. 5,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus"  Wine Advocate 89 "The 2014 Moscofilero, the last in this issue's
Item Number: 19419
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Alpha Estate 'Axia' Xinomavro/Syrah 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2012 Malagouzia Axia was tank fermented and sourced from Alpha’s vines in the “Turtles” sub-region of the Amyndeon plateau at 620-710 meters in altitude. It comes in at 13% alcohol. Rather full bodied and relatively lush relative to what I see for some bottlings from the
Item Number: 20179
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Ktima Pavlidis White Thema Assyrtiko Sauvignon Blanc 2014
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" Pavlidis is a young ambitious winery that produces modern style Greek wines. This white blend of Assyrtiko and Sauvignon Blanc is a pleasure to drink itself or to pair with sea bass or tar salads. It has been fermented in stainless steel and then aged for three months on its lees for added
Item Number: 18807
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $89.70
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Gaia 'Notios' Red Agiorgitiko 2014
Notios Red (Notios in Greek it means the Southerner) is produced from selected Agiorgitiko (85%) and Syrah (15%) grapes of exceptional maturity that are cultivated in low-yield, non-irrigated vineyards on the hills surrounding Nemea wine region. The careful winemaking in our modern winery results in
Item Number: 20377
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Mercouri Estate 'Foloi' Roditis & Viognier 2014
"The 2014 Foloi from the Peloponnese (the prior appellation of Pisatis is no appropriate given the addition of some Viognier) is 85% Roditis, the rest Viognier, although the latter is not listed on the label. This is in fine form this year, with a typically elegant mid-palate, yet it has quite
Item Number: 20091
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Cavino 'Ionos' White 1.5L
100% Roditis" Bouquet of citrus fruit. Elegant and balanced flavor. Leaves a fruity after-taste, may be paired with both sweet-sour salads and plain seafood dishes. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 16637
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $65.70
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Harlaftis Nemea Agiorgitiko 2012
"An easy drinking fruity red wine made solely from the Agiorgitiko grape. It is medium bodied, soft tannins and well balanced with fruit and nuts aromas and flavors." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 19212
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Argyros 'Atlantis' Red 2013
Full bodied with fine tannins, complex aromas of red fruit, with hints of prune and leather. The mouth is well structured & balanced; it has a velvety palate and a long finish.
Item Number: 19518
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Samos Winery Muscat Vin Doux 2014 500ml
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
"An AOC wine made from extra ripe Moschato grapes. At harvest, the grape juice has a minimum sugar level of 221gr/lt. To balance the sweetness, the must is enriched before the onset of fermentation. The wine is matured in stainless steel temperature controlled tanks. A small quantity of wine
Item Number: 10312
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Thymiopoulos Vineyards 'Young Vines' Xinomavro 2013
"The 2013 Xinomavro Young Vines is fast becoming a popular, go-to entrant for an easy going and inexpensive introduction to Xinomavro, even if it isn’t always so easy going, as with this year. What it usually lacks in depth, it makes up for in purity and fruity elegance, partly, no doubt, because it
Item Number: 13980
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $74.70
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Domaine Sigalas 'Santorini' Assyritko 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2014 Assyrtiko (i.e., the Estate Santorini) is unoaked and comes in at 13.5% alcohol. It is a fine example of how it is easy to underrate these wines (Santorini in general, Sigalas in particular) and take certain things for granted. From day one to day two, it became a

Santo Wines Assyritko 2013
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Intense golden raisin, tarragon and grapefruit flavors give this white good cut. Very minerally in the mid palate, with a luscious finish that combines candied mint and dried mango flavor. Exotic and richly spiced. Drink now through 2020. 40,000 cases made. " ~ KM  "