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Wine Advocate 90"The 2012 Techni Alipias white is principally a Sauvignon Blanc with 10% Assyrtiko blended in, fermented in stainless steel. It comes in just under 13% alcohol. It may be the best of Wine Art’s whites this issue. Beautifully focused and well integrated, this is fresh, pure and
" Light yellow – green color. Complex nose beginning with intense aromas of exotic fruits and citron, continuing with compounding hints of white pepper and minerality. Well balanced and richly flavored in mouth with pleasing freshness. Clean and fruity aftertaste finishing with the characteristic
Wine Advocate 90 - MS"The 2013 Aa is a blend of 75% Assyrtiko and 25% Athiri. (Remember that "Aa" is simply the new name and packaging for the familiar blend Sigalas marketed as Asirtiko / Athiri for many years.) There are times when I think that this is one of the more underrated wines on the
Wine Advocate 92 - MS"The 2013 Santorini is Assyrtiko, listed at 13.7% alcohol this year. Fresh and refreshing in this vintage, stylistically this seems to be a very different wine than the rich and ripe 2012 Santorini reviewed last year (or the 2012 Kavalieros submitted this issue). I imagine
"The 2012 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
"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
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
"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. Moschofilero: Pronounced "mos ko FEE le
"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.
"The 2012 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
"A red dry wine made from the Agiorgitiko grape. The vines are planted on a ten-degree slope facing West-Southwest. After harvest, selected grapes are crushed and inoculated with strains of dry active yeast. The skins and juice are left in contact with each other for approximately six days at 28C.
" This is very ripe, redolent of honeysuckle, roses, orange and white pepper, but it stands apart for its balance, an combination of fullness of texture and bright, clear freshness that lends the wine balance and precision. Best Buy. Boutari Moschofilero (mo-sko-FEEL-ero) is a premium white wine