Posts tagged with ‘xinomavro’

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Xinomavro

by Other Contributor

Xynomavro is a dark-skinned grape variety widely planted in northern Greece and, to a lesser extent, the Macedonian Republic. The variety is highly regarded in its native Greece as the finest red wine the country has to offer. With its characteristically high tannin and acidity, Xynomavro is structurally one of the biggest red wines in the Mediterranean, and indeed Europe. The word Xynomavro […]

2007 Boutari Grande Réserve Naoussa

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Brilliant ruby, light orange rim. Wholesome aromas of bacon, dried tomatoes, dried plum/prune and mediterranean herbs. Expressive flavors, typically Xinomavro, of tannins and acidity. Characteristic, soft bitterness of black olive…