Posts tagged with ‘Costa Lazaridi’

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Costa Lazaridi Domaine, Drama, East Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Drama, East Macedonia. The Beginning. Domaine Costa Lazaridi with distinctive title “Chateau Julia”, was founded in Adriani, Drama in 1992. Starting with a small 10 hectare vineyard we cultivate today over 200 hectares with the nobles Greek and international varieties maintaining low yields to ensure the best possible quality of raw material. From […]

Chateau Julia, Drama, Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling

More on Drama, Macedonia, Greece? please click Here The beginning Domaine Costa Lazaridi with distinctive title “Chateau Julia”, was founded in Adriani, Drama in 1992. Starting with a small 10 hectare vineyard we cultivate today over 200 hectares with the nobles Greek and international varieties maintaining low yields to ensure the best possible quality of raw […]

2008 Château Julia Refosco / Agiorgitiko

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Opaque purple. Great viscosity. Ripe forest fruits like blackberry, black currant, combine wholeheartedily with cocoa and oriental spices. Distinguished soft tannins. Lively acidity (refosco) balances great with the rich flavors o…

2009 Château Julia Viognier

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Greenish golden yellow. Viscous. An elegantly, expressive nose, honeysuckle, with sweet fruit reminiscent of mandarine and peach. Rich, voluminously styled, good substance, good complexity. Spicy, with fine vanilla tones. One of t…

2010 Château Julia Assyrtiko

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Green yellowish. Quite viscous. Fresh and crispy nose with an overload of lemon and grapefruit. On the palate again citrus together with peach and apricot. Fine herbs and a little chalky. Well balanced and complex. Rich, voluminou…

2009 Château Julia Chardonnay

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Bright golden yellow. Fat. Graceful aromas of ripe pineapple, lychee and apricot. Substantial buttery flavors supported by apricot and some vanilla. Balanced and complex with an intriguing finish. I would say at it’s top now. (89 …

20 “Best Greek Wines” of 2012

by Cornelius Wesseling

  According to the Thessaloniki based, influential “Oinos Wine Club“, here are the 20 “Best Greek Wines”  0f 2012!   And the winner is…..   2008 Hatzidakis Assyrtiko from Santorini!     Please click here to read the full article.

Greece, Thessaloniki, Clochard.

by Cornelius Wesseling

    all time classic … clochard … a prize winning favorite. elegance, discreet luxury, charming atmosphere, a value through time … awesome Greek winelist The clochard has deservedly earned the title of the classic good restaurant. Awarded for four consecutive years with the “Golden Chef’s Hat” Prize ( 2008 till today) is undoubtedly an excellent […]

Belgium, Brussels, Rest. Notos

by Cornelius Wesseling

          NOTOS means “south” in Greek. Constantin Erinkoglou Notos opened in an old tiny library in 1995. Greek specialties served on rustic tables attract friends around friendly wines:  success was  immediately! In 2000, NOTOS moved to a more spacious streets of Livorno located in this lively area between the fashionable Avenue Louise and the […]

2006 Domaine Costa Lazaridi Syrah

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Straight out of the cellar(10C), given 1 hour opening and acclimatising. Deep dark ruby, light brown edges. Slight viscosity. Pleasantly harmonious aromatic spices like cinnamon and clove, some black pepper, cedar, aged dark fruit…