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Xinomavro Reserve Vielles Vignes Alpha Estate Greek Red Wine 2012

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Xinomavro Reserve Vielles Vignes Alpha Estate Greek Red Wine 2012

Made by: Alpha Estate

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Country of Origin: Greece

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    Description

    Type: Red P.D.O. Amyndeon
    Vintage: 2012
    Varietal Composition: Xinomavro 100%.
    Region: Amyndeon, North Greece

    Tasting Characteristics: Bright dark ruby colour. Complex nose with typical bouquet of sundried tomatoes, smoky black fruits, strawberries, dark cherries, liquorice and spices. Full body, with rich fruit depth, blackberries, plums, herbaceous hints and oak on the back. Solid, velvety tannins and long after taste with persistent aromas.

    Harmony: Perfect match with juicy red barbecued meats, roasted lamb, spicy sausages, red baked peppers in olive oil, stew rabbit, light spicy full body cheeses.
    Best served: at 16-18°C. (60,8-64,4°F)

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    Producer

    Produced by: Alpha Estate

    ALPHA ESTATE is situated in the "AMPELIA" region, in the heart of the Amyndeon district, an area of VQPRD wines in the northern part of Greece. Two factors contribute to the special character of ALPHA ESTATE grapes: meso-climate and soil. Moderate temperatures and heavy winter rains create ideal conditions for the grapes to ripen whilstoor soils with good drainage create a mild water deficit for the vines, resulting in small berries with intense red colour and concentrated flavours and aromas.
    The privately owned vineyard of the estate is situated on a plateau at an altitude of 620-710 m with a northwest exposure, covering a total area of 65 hectares. The local climate is characterized by cold winters with sufficient rainfall and snow to provide the vines with the necessary water supplies to endure the relatively dry summer. Additionally, two neighbouring lakes contribute to the existence of a mild semi-continental climate perfect for the cultivation of both foreign and indigenous red and white grape varieties.
    Alpha Estate's vineyards produce the following grape varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Malagouzia, Pinot Noir, Negro Amaro, Montepulciano, Tannat, Barbera, Mavrodaphne, Merlot, Syrah and Xinomavro.

    Storage

    Keep in a cool and dry place

    Country of Origin

    Greece

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    Ingredients

    Grapes, sulphites

    Nutrition

    Typical value Per serving (750g) Per 100

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