Terrific, complex Assyrtiko from the Island of Santorini - 14 months on the lees
The Assyrtiko is SantoWines flagship wine, 100% Assyrtiko, with absolute classic attributes of the PDO
SantoWines is Santorini's wine co-op (The Union of Santorini Cooperatives), founded in 1947. Today, it consists of the largest organization of the island representing all the cultivators and counting 1.200 active members. SantoWines is committed to safeguarding the local traditional cultivations , producing highest quality Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini wines and products as well as promoting sustainable agriculture development.
The traditional cultivations of the farmers-members of our cooperative, guarantee the authenticity and the premium quality of their products.
Tasting Note: This wine is a classic benchmark of the variety and its homeland. A vibrant aromatic cocktail of sea-breeze freshness and citrus fruits with honeyed undertones. Bonedry, brightly acidic with a textural mineral smokiness and a food-begging finish.
Critics: Jancis Robinson 16/20 , Silver, 90 points - International Wine and Spirits Competition London 2019, Bronze - Decanter World Wine Awards 2019, Bronze - Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2019, Rating 87 - The Wine Advocate, April 2019