Kir-Yianni Kali Riza 2016
Bright red colour, fruity aromas, rich and complex character on the palate, refreshing acidity, lingering aftertaste. Intense aromas of wild strawberry and cherry entwine with ne herbal hints, while on the palate the pronounced freshness balances with the ample body, offering a wine ready to be enjoyed now, but also suited for long time aging. Pairs ideally with meat cooked in red sauce, wild mushroom risotto, stuffed peppers with cheese or ground beef, meat pies, grilled cheese Red with bronze hues, a colour typical for the Xinomavro sourced from Amyndeon.
Origin: Naousa, Greece
Varietals: Xinomavro 100% (old vines)
Ageing: The base wine stays on its lees and is frequently stirred for 14 months in 2 and 3-year-old French oak barrels The wine ages for 1 more year in the bottle.
Cellaring: 5-8 years