Profoundly transformative red wine. Produced by renowned winemaker Apostolos Thymiopoulos has altered the Xinomavro profile and style by creating a modern representation where fruit and finesse dominate.
2016 Alta- 93 points Sarah Jane Evans MW
Producer: Thymiopoulos Vineyards
Region: P.D.O. Naoussa
Variety: Xinomavro 100%
Soils/Parcels: Schist and Granite light soils. The highest vineyard in PDO Naoussa
Vines: Approximately 30 years old
Vinification: 15 days of maceration. Fermentation takes place with indigenous natural yeasts in oak barrels.
Elevage: 8 months in oak barrels.
Tasting Characteristics: Splendid ruby color with garnet hues. Chic nose, full of juicy red fruit. On the palate, medium body, crisp acidity with smooth tannins. Strawberry, and raspberry are interlaced with fennel, butter with hints of ripe tomato in a delicious and silky whole. When to drink Alta Red Wine? Now.
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*Alta Must Be Purchased In Quantities of 12 Bottles To Complete 1 Case*