Posts tagged with ‘Kotsifali’

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Kotsifali

by Other Contributor

Kotsifali is a light red-skinned grape variety grown primarily on the Greek islands of Crete and Rhodes, but also, to a limited extent, on the Greek mainland. Kotsifali wines tend to be corpulent and powerfully alcoholic, yet lacking in structure and color. Only a select few vineyard sites (almost all of which are on Crete) produce well-rounded varietal Kotsifali. For […]

2010 Lyrarakis Kotsifali

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Dark purple. Dense viscosity. Loads of ripened, dark fruit like blueberry, plum and prune. Nicely fused with undertones of spice and mediterranean herbs.
Complete, masculine flavors of dark fruits, leather and licorice. Appealingly firm structure with a good grip. Complex and long lasting finish. Amazing price at €. 5,00 a bottle. Stock-up! (87 pts.) – Tasted 2/17/2013.