|General comments:||One of the top flags of Boutari winery, a wine with history and constant quality. In the list of the most appreciated wines in Greece, from Xinomavro, with all the characteristics of the variety and an excellent appreciation by international wine critics like Mark Squires (partner of Robert Parker) who gave a rate for this wine of 90/100 points and Wine Spectator Magazine, which includes Naoussa in the list of the Top 100 wines in the world for 2013.|
|Type:||Dry Red Wine|
|Category:||Protected Designation of Origin “Naoussa”.|
|Characteristics:||Typical, classic wine of Naoussa. Deep red colour with an intense personality. It produces a rich bouquet of ripe red fruit, blackberry and plum, together with sun-dried tomato and the aromas derived from ageing, cinnamon and wood. A rich body, good balance and structure, soft tannins in its finish. The first Greek red bottled VQPRD wine to enter the Greek market, constituting a landmark for red wines in Greece. For 6 generations, it has been enjoyed by consumers, introducing young people to the experience of red wine and rewarding its loyal friends with its consistent, timeless quality.
Ageing potential: 12-15 years
|Vinification:||Classic winemaking in red.
Length and type of ageing: 12 months in oak barrels .
|Food pairing:||Red meat dishes, pork with sundried tomatoes, pasta with red sauces and with yellow cheeses. Serving temperature 16-18°C.|
|Awards:||2017 New York International Wine Competition, Top Red Wine
2017 Wine Advocate Robert Parker, 90p
2016 Wine Advocate Robert Parker, 90p
2013 Wine Spectator Top 100, 90p