Gaia Thalassitis Assyrtiko 2012, Pdo Santorini, Aegean Islands

Assyrtiko Assyrtiko
Santorini, Greece

$23.95 (315010)

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April 12, 2014

Critic Reviews (3)

Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Derived from Assyrtiko vines aged 80 and fermented exclusively in stainless steel tank, its white entry-level charm...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

There's quite a lot of sulphur on the nose, suppressing the already-modest fruit expression of assyrtiko from...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a light, dry, mineral white with some smoky/flinty character. Also a Chablis-like sour cream note on the nose...

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Community Reviews (1)

Neil Phillips
Neil Phillips

A few years on, sulphur and cold cream still evident on the nose - along with lemon juice, lime zest, under-ripe white peach.

On the palate, racy acidity, grapefruit, mineral and slight brine. An almost tannic bite, stone fruit and pit. Chewy mid-palate, this has a fair amount of body.

Tasted September 2018.

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