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Argyros Estate Cuvee Evdemon Santorini Assyrtiko 2016

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  • Size: 750ml
  • Vintage: 2016
  • ABV: 14%
  • Origin: Santorini / Greece
  • Grapes: Assyrtiko

Description

Established in 1903, Estate Argyros is run by Matthew Argyros, 4th generation of winemakers. Based in Episkopi Santorini, the winery owns 120ha of vineyards with ungrafted -original rootstock - phylloxera safe plants averaging 70 years old, including some of the oldest vines on the island which are over 200 years old. Evdemon is the super cuvée of the Estate from only two vineyards in the areas of Pyrgos and Megalochori that are cultivated with biodynamic methods. 

The best Assyrtiko I tried on the MW trip. Lime cordial, ridiculous quality and tension. Ginflint like licking metal while submerged in teh sea. A bit of tannin giving lemon zest lick on the finish. Tight on lemon skates. Fine acidty, not explosive. Amazing length.

Biodynamic - not certified. 20% ferments in oak barrels and aged for 6 months.

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