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Athanasiou Assyrtiko, Organic, Nemea, Greece

Pelopennese, Greece

ASSYRTIKO17
IWC 2017 Bronze

Tasting Notes

A bright gold-yellow colour with pronounced aromas of citrus aromatic herbs and jasmine. The body is full and smooth with a crisp, dry finish.

Food Matches

Seafood & Grilled Meat & Mature Cheese

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Crisp, Dry Whites

Country Greece

Region Pelopennese

Grower Name Athanasiou

Grape Variety Assyrtiko

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic

SKU 16144181

Grower

Athanasiou

The Athanasious winery beautifully blends tradition with contemporary winemaking techniques. Nestled in the Nemean vineyards, the largest PDO wine region of Greece, Athanasious is certified organic by the DIO organisation. Each step of the production process from harvest to maturation in the bottle is performed with meticulous attention to detail by experts in the field of… Read More

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Region

Pelopennese

The Pelopennese region in Western Greece has a winemaking tradition that dates back to Homer who referred to it as Ampeloessa, "full of vines." The geography is diverse spanning mountains, hills and plateaus with a variety of soil types that are home to both indigenous and international varieties. The main appellations in Pelopennese are Nemea, Mantinia and Patras.… Read More

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Grape

Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko is a white grape native to Santorini Island in Greece where it has been cultivated for centuries. The volcanic soil, strong winds from the Aegean, combined with the hot summer weather contribute to the wine’s unique, distinctive style. Assyrtiko produces light, crisp wines with a stony minerality and mouth-watering acidity. Read More

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IWC 2017 Bronze
Wine Challenge SRA Accreditation 2019 Carbon Trust 2018 London Living Wage ISOQAR ISOQAR BRC Accreditation 2019

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