Posts tagged with ‘Vilana’

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by Other Contributor

Vilana is a white wine variety grown primarily on the island of Crete, Greece. Vilana grapes are pale yellow-green in color with medium-sized berries. The best expressions of the variety are grown on higher elevation vineyards, where Vilana’s tendency to overcrop can be mitigated. When harvested, Vilana is especially prone to oxidization and extra attention is required to […]

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.