2019 Santo Santorini Assyrtiko
Winemaker Notes: Bright, clear yellow color. Dry with a distinct aromas of citrus and flowers, combined with hints of smoke and minerals from the volcanic soil. Full-bodied, well-balanced with intense flavors and long finish.
Pairs well with fish and seafood dishes.
Madeline Triffon (MS) Pick!: "Bone dry stylish Greek white from the gorgeous Aegean island of Santorini - pure pear-apple fruit spiked with rocky minerality that channels Chablis. Ideal with olive oil kissed dishes!"
Decanter - "Pear, lemon, flint, herb and floral nose. Tastes like the sea: saline, sea shell, tart green apple hints, lemon juice and green garden herbs. Light on its feet."
Wine & Spirits - "Nikos Varvarigos works with some 1,200 growers on Santorini, many of them with plots no larger than a pocket garden. Out of this abundance he’s able to create wines like this 2019, which captures a sense of Santorini in its intense mineral flavors. Vinified in stainless steel, it infuses bright lemon flavors with so much flinty, chalky stone that the wine feels as though it were chiseled from the island’s cliffs. It’s firm and concentrated, worthy of cellaring if you don’t open it now for a whole roast fish."
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