Posts tagged with ‘Thymiopoulos’

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Exciting reds from Greece.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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By ERIC ASIMOV MAVROTRAGANO and mandelaria; limnio and vlahiko; and of course, agiorgtiko and xinomavro. I know: it’s all Greek. That’s what is so exciting. Tasting Report  The wine panel tasted 20 Greek reds from recent vintages, 2006 through 2010. 1.ARGYROS SANTORINI ATLANTIS 2008 *** $20 Unusual meaty, savory aroma, focused and well structured with earthy fruit flavors. 2.KIR-YIANNI […]

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.

Australia, Sydney, Rest. Xanthi.

by Cornelius Wesseling

  Downtown Sydney offers a small Greek sanctuary: Restaurant Xanthi! This is the place where the rich aromas and flavors of Greece will welcome you…. Besides a very Greek, both innovating and classic, kitchen, Xanthi is also a sanctuary for Greek wines: The winelist shows only an array of high quality Greek wines, rather surprising […]

USA, New York, Athenee Importers.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Athenee Importers, established in 1975, is the largest importer and distributor of fine wine, spirits and beer from Greece and Cyprus in the United States. We believe that the future of Greek wines lie in the hands of the small producers. In the past 20 years, the Greek wine industry has undergone tremendous change. Initially, […]

U.K., London, Mazi Restaurant.

by Cornelius Wesseling

I was quite happily astonished, looking at the wine-list of this restaurant! They obvisiously are taking a leading role in acknowledging the quality of Greek wines. Some of my favourites: Gerovassiliou, Malagousia, 2011,  Bottle ₤ 37 and Thymiopoulos Earth & Sky, Xinomavro, 2007,  Bottle ₤ 44, both very reasonably priced! I sure know now where to eat, […]

Netherlands, Barendrecht, Greek Wines.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Greek Wines, The Netherlands was initiated by Martin van der Heiden (ex banker) five years ago because of his admiration for the quality and uniqueness of Greek wines. In those five years he established a steadily growing interest in Greek wines from restaurant owners and sommeliers. Martin's customers are mainly non-Greek restaurant owners in the middle […]

2008 Domaine Thymiopoulos Uranos.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Deep dark ruby. Excellent viscosity. Expressive aroma’s of dark forest fruit and cherries (amarena), some earthyness, a little smokey. Compact flavors of ripened dark fruit, mushrooms and fine acidity. Supple tannins. Smooth, velv…