Katogi & Strofilia Xinomavro 2005, Ao Naoussa

Here's a nicely mature, savoury, spicy and earthy example of xinomavro from northern Greece, which will appeal to any... John Szabo, MS - LCBO, SAQ, BCLDB
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Katogi & Strofilia Xinomavro 2005, Ao Naoussa Bottle
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Katogi & Strofilia Xinomavro 2005, Ao Naoussa 90 10 $15.75
John Szabo, MS http://www.winealign.com/profile/3333-John-Szabo%2C-MS

Here's a nicely mature, savoury, spicy and earthy example of xinomavro from northern Greece, which will appeal to any...

Katogi & Strofilia Xinomavro 2005, Ao Naoussa

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Naoussa, Greece

$15.75 (249615)

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December 10, 2011

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

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CJ List
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Every bit as good as the reviews suggest, and then some! Definitely would have mistaken for a Barolo. It's big and complex with lovely fruit. Extreme acidity make it a touch strident, and tannins still a bit rough, so suspect a few hours of decanting would help, as would another 5 years or more of aging. Nicely complex,extremely long finish and delicious all the same!

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Blair Dowden
Blair Dowden

Wow, Barolo for 18 bucks! And it is ready to drink now.

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Chris Stajduhar
Chris Stajduhar

I was pleasantly surprised when I was told what I was drinking. Could have fooled me if I was told it was Italian. At $18 this wine will be poured in the near future in my house :)

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Mike  Rochon
Mike Rochon

Structured, backwards, staunchly old world, and a little funky.

Notes of plum, earth, smoke, and tons of bacon. Drinking well now and pairs beautifully with food.. an excellent value.

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