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Producer: Gaia WinesGrape Varieties: 100% AssyrtikoOptimum Drinking: Within 4 yearsWine Style: Bone dry, minerally whiteAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Greece
Tasting Note: "...world class pedigree...salty, briny, a hint of lemon peel...a glittering, dazzling uber-dry white wine with wreaths of delicate smoke and a compelling salty core..." (The Wine Gang's)Style: Dry, minerallyVariety: AssyrtikoViticulture: The native 80 year old Assyrtiko vines are carefully hand weaved into basket shapes and the grape bunches are coerced into growing inside the basket of the canes. The winds can be so fierce in this area that the basket vines are of great advantage.Region: Santorini (Aegean Islands)Soil Type: Volcanic (porous with high mineral content)Winemaker: Leon Karatsalos and Yiannis ParaskevopoulosClosure: SyntheticFermentation: Natural fermentation using only natural yeasts.Alcohol: 13.5%Food: Aperitif, shellfish, fresh cheeses
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