Posts tagged with ‘Mandilari’

2 Items


by Other Contributor

Mandilaria is a black-skinned red grape most commonly grown on the Greek islands of Rhodes & Crete, in the Aegean Sea. It also grown on the mainland and other Greek islands, where it is known by various names, including Mantilari, Mandelaria and Amorghiano. Mandilaria grapes have thick skins full of polyphenols, notably tannins (responsible for the wines’ drying, grippy texture) […]

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.