Friday, July 30, 2010

Spiropoulos Mantinia'08, Peloponnese, Greece

This is an Appellation of Origin Controlled "Mantinia" from Peloponnese in Greece out of the famous Spiropoulos Winery. A crisp and refreshing white wine exclusively made from the Moschofilero grape. Produced from vineyards Certified Organic.

Technical Data: 100% Moschofilero grape, which is indigenous to Greece. Stainless Steel Tanks only for this wine to preserve the freshness of the grapes.

Description: Light bright gold color complemented by greenish hues. Fragrant and elegant nose. Aromas of green apple and pear are dominating, backed up by rose petals aromas. On the palate the wine is soft at first. Crisp and refreshing mid-palate, for a dry wine, well balanced with a nice acidity thru and thru. Very long and powerful aftertaste for this medium bodied wine.

Food Pairing & Service: Mild fish or shellfish based dishes with fine but not overly aromatic character.

Score: 8/10. Perfect during summer!

Ageing Potential: up to 3 years.

Price as seen on DC shelf: $13.99

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