Monemvasia Winery 2007 Red - Monemvasia

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REGION: Monemvasia, Greece

VARIETIES: Agiorgitiko, Mavroudi

ALCOHOL: 14.5%

VITICULTURE: Conventional

YEAR: 2016

INFO:
You have to love handling wines from places like Greece, as the history of winemaking here stretches back such a long way: in this case, back to the Byzantine era. Indeed, Monemvasia-Malvasia was known as one of the best wines in the world from the 13th-17th centuries, and the grape Malvasia was named after the region and makes Malmsey Madeira. Today, the winery produces a range of wines, including this amazingly well-aged red. If you don't want to fork out for older Bordeaux, try this as a really good alternative.

7 WORD WINE REVIEW:

Smoky, earthy and spicy. Still fruity too.

SKU: 10725 TAGS: Rich and complex, *New*