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Alpha Estate, 'Axia', Florina, Xinomavro Syrah 2015


Grape Varieties - Syrah 50%, Xinomavro 50% Tasting Characteristics: Splendid, purple red color. Complex, typical bouquet of spices (vanilla, pepper, clove), with hints of ripe blackberry. Full mouth, with vanilla aroma, rounded tannins, balanced acidity and wood tones. Long aftertaste with intense quince aroma.

SKU : 0ORO60

Categories: Wines, Red

Vinification Method: Destemming, light crushing, cold soak - skin contact, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increase temperatures, maintenance of wine “sur lie” for seven months with regular stirring. Ageing: Twelve months in Allie oak casks medium to light toast and twelve fifteen months in bottle. Location: “Petres” (“Rocks”) and “Dromos” (“Road”) sub-region. Amyndeon plateau.

Country of Origin - Greece
Grapes Name - Syrah
Closure - Cap
Vintage - 2015
Oak - Mildly Oaked
Strength - 14.00%
Fermentation Type - Natural
Foods Match - Red Meat - Roast Lamb
Staff Favourite - Yes
Ethics - Vegan
Producer - Alpha Estate
Region - Macedonia, Florina
Awards - 90 Pts, Robert Parker, 2018

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