Domaine Skouras Agiorgitiko St George Nemea 2021 (750 ml)


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Tasting Notes and Description

Domaine Skouras Agiorgitiko St. George Nemea is a distinguished red wine that showcases the excellence and uniqueness of the Agiorgitiko grape, one of Greece's most esteemed indigenous varietals. Crafted by Domaine Skouras, a winery at the forefront of the Greek wine renaissance, this wine hails from the Nemea region in the Peloponnese, an area with a winemaking history that spans millennia and is renowned for its deep, rich soils and favorable microclimate. Under the guidance of George Skouras, the winery combines traditional techniques with modern viticulture to produce wines that are both authentic and of exceptional quality. The "St. George" in the wine's name is an English translation of "Agiorgitiko," paying homage to the varietal's heritage and significance in Greek viticulture.

Upon tasting, Domaine Skouras Agiorgitiko St. George Nemea reveals a complex and elegant profile. The wine displays a deep ruby color and offers aromas of ripe red and black fruits, such as cherries and blackberries, complemented by hints of spices, vanilla, and a subtle earthiness, reflecting its aging in oak barrels. On the palate, it is medium to full-bodied, with a velvety texture and well-balanced tannins that lead to a smooth and lingering finish. The wine's robust character and depth of flavor make it an excellent pairing with a wide range of dishes, including grilled meats, hearty stews, and traditional Greek cuisine, as well as aged cheeses.

Domaine Skouras Agiorgitiko St. George Nemea stands as a testament to the winery's dedication to highlighting the potential of Greek varietals on the world stage, offering a wine that is both a pleasure to drink and a reflection of Greece's rich winemaking heritage. It invites wine enthusiasts to explore the nuanced and diverse world of Greek wines, showcasing the elegance and potential of the Agiorgitiko grape.

Country

Greece

Region

Nemea

Grape Varietal

Agiorgitiko

Size

750 ML

Wine Style

Red Wine

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