TOP RATED GREEK WINES

As Christmas holidays are already here, most of us are about to accompany their Christmas dinner with a good wine. Here is a list with the best Greek wines to give you some ideas about this special night: 

1. Boutari Grande Reserve 2003. Producer:

Boutari. Grape: Xinomavro 100%. 
Review: Deep red color ,notes of tomatoe forest fruits,tabacco and spices.
Good to age for at least 5 years.









2. Gerovassiliou Avaton 2005.
 Producer: Gerovassiliou. 
Grape: Limnio - Mavroudi - Mavrotragano. 
Review: Dark color ,notes of honey ,vanilla and sweet spices. Full body wine and well balanced. Good to age for 5+











3. Kir Yianni Ramnista 2004. 
Producer: Kir Yianni. Grape: Xinomavro 100%. 
Review: Deep red color,strong aftertaste and aromas of strewberry ,tomatoe and vanilla.
 Good to age 7+ years.










4. Sigalas Mavrotragano 2006. 
Producer: Domaine Sigalas. Grape: Mavrotragano 100%. 
Review: Complex aromas of spices ,vanilla and red fruits.The structure is solid with a long aftertaste.
Ages well +7 years.












5. Nico Lazaridi Magic Mountain 2000. 
Producer: Nico Lazaridi. Grape: Cab.Sauvignon, Cab.Franc. 
Review: Intense, velvety, deep red colour, aromas reminiscent of red forest fruit in a perfect combination with spices & aromas of the barrel.










6. Estate Argyros Vinsanto 1989. It was rated "The Top Greek wine for 2009" by Greek wine portal GWP. 
Producer; Alppha Estate. Grape: Syrah 60%, Xinomavro 20%, Merlot 20%. Review: Bright, deep ruby colour with purple hints. Rich and intricate bouquet, earthy, dominated by leather and cherry brandy aromas, with a peppery and plumy background.











7. Gaia Estate Assyrtiko 2008. 
Producer: Gaia Estate. Grape: Assyrtiko.
 Review: This unique wine fermented with only natural yeast found in the wine its self gives an amazing result. 100% Assyrtiko but quite differed from what you have tried before










8. Alpha Estate red 2005. Alpha Estate. Grape: Syrah 60%, Xinomavro 20%, Merlot 20%. Review: Bright, deep ruby colour with purple hints. Rich and intricate bouquet, earthy, dominated by leather and cherry brandy aromas, with a peppery and plumy background.




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