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Boutari Naoussa 2008

Other Red Wine from Greece
  • W&S 91
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Winemaker Notes

Made with 100% Xinomavro, one of the noblest red grape varieties of Greece. The color is deep red. Aromas include cedar, olive, tomato juice, spices and mint.

The palate is balanced and full-bodied with pleasant acidity and sweet flavors of vanilla, cocoa and berries.

Critical Acclaim

W&S 91
Wine & Spirits

This is textbook Naoussa: tart, tight and earthy with sweet-tart pomegranate and tomato paste notes. Iron-hard tannins and an extreme, lively acidity give it many more years to go. If you open it now, decant early and serve with something rich, like porcini risotto, no holds harred on the Parmigiano.

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Boutari, , Greece
Boutari
The Boutari family has been crafting wines from Greek varietals since 1879, when Yiannis Boutari first started producing red wines in the small northern village of Naoussa. Since that first vintage the family has become a pioneer of Greek wines. From exporting the first bottled red wine from Greece to reviving lost varietals, Boutari now crafts wines from six different regions using varietals that are grown nowhere else in the world. In... View More