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2018 Thymiopoulos Alta Xinomavro

Naossa, Greece

An elegant dry red offering all the way from Naoussa in the hills of northern Greece, made from the native grape Xinomavro

$38.00

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About

About the Wine

Xinomavro is the main red grape used in northern Greece, where it's regarded as the finest fruit for making elegant red wines.

This offering from Thymiopoulos is just that - an elegant and fine red. It entices you with fragrant aromas of red berries, then surprises with a one-two hit of tannin and acidity.

If you've never had the pleasure of enjoying a Xinomavro, this one is a reasonably priced entry point. It might be hard to pronounce, but its certainly easy to drink!

About Thymiopoulos

Apostolos Thymiopoulos is one of the key wine producers in the region of Naoussa, north central Greece, biodynamically cultivating fascinating wines, predominantly from the thick skinned red grape Xinomavro (he makes ten different versions!)

His family has been tending wines in and around the village of Trifolos for generations. Since his first release under the Thymiopoulos label in 2005 he has farmed biodynamically and made wines traditional - unfined, unflitered aged in vats and barrels.

Vineyards of Thymiopoulos
Vineyards of Thymiopoulos
Naoussa, Greece
Additional Info

From the Producer

Several parcels around the village of Fytia. 25 years-old, non-irrigated and certified organic vines.

Grapes are macerated for 18 days with a small percentage being whole cluster, fermented with indigenous yeasts for 1 to 3 months. Matured for 8 months in French oak vats.

Blend : Xinomavro (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Apostolos Thymiopoulos
Apostolos Thymiopoulos
Naoussa, Greece
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