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Assyrtiko in a nutshell - By Yiannis Karakasis MW

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Super article by Yiannis Karakasis MW delving into the terroir and expressions of the fabulous Assyrtiko grape, Greece's flagship variety "Assyrtiko is a variety that is bold, without being aggressive. It has a firm structure and a powerful personality. It needs time to unfold and to reveal the layers of its complexity. It is almost monolithic in its youth, but after 2-3 years in bottle, it will open in the glass and emerge as a beautiful swan." Yiannis Karakasis MW Read the Article Here Yiannis Karakasis MW website is highly recommended as a resource on Greek Wine, with great articles and tasting...

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Border Country Magazine - featuring our column on exciting Wine Regions

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See our column, plus many more in the new, locally owned and created, Border Country Magazine. Launched in 2020, Border Country is a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine, celebrating the culture and countryside, people and places of the Scottish Borders and north Northumberland. Available to order online now and at selected retailers. Border Country

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Armenian Wines in Decanter Premium

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Some great Tasting Notes in Decanter Premium from Caroline Gilby MW on a huge range of Armenian Wines. This is an exciting, ancient, high altitude wine region we highly recommend for exploration.  Kataro, Dry Red, Togh Village, Artsakh, Armenia - 90/100 Decanter (2017) "This inky purple wine has inviting aromas of crushed mulberry, bilberry and twist of black pepper, then bright berry fruit and an appetising grippy finish." Keush, Methode Traditionelle, NV, Khachik, Armenia - 89/100 Decanter "The high altitude means cool nights and 22 months minimum on lees to give a refined, delicate wine. It's whistle-clean with fine bubbles and gentle notes...

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Jancis Robinson's Good Festive Buys 2019 - Quinta do Crasto, Crasto Tinto, Douro, Portugal 2017

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Jancis has included our excellent Quinta do Crasto, Crasto Tinto, Douro, Portugal 2017 in her 2019 Festive recommendations Quinta do Crasto, Crasto Tinto, Douro, Portugal 2017 16.5/20 JR Read the Full Articel HERE

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90/100 Decanter - Avantis Estate Dolphins Santorini Assyrtiko, PDO Santorini, Greece 2018

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The latest Decanter reviews our delicious Avantis Estate Dolphins Santorini Assyrtiko, PDO Santorini, Greece 2018 giving it 90/100. Given the current price inflation for Santorini Assyrtiko this now representrs a bit of a bargain. Avantis Estate Dolphins Santorini Assyrtiko, PDO Santorini, Greece 2018

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