Thymiopoulos Young Vines Xinomavro 2015, Unfiltered, Pdo Naoussa

Red Blend Red Blend
Naoussa, Greece

$17.95 (466474)

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September 30, 2017

Critic Reviews (7)

Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Nose of damp earth and cherry that reminds a little the reds of Piedmont; The mouth is fresh and overflowing with...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Here is the Naoussa little angel xinomavro affiche sans barrel, just pure, unadulterated, elastic and playful fruit...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Such interesting aromatics. Red fruits, flowers, a hint of sundried tomatoes. Acidity keeps it super fresh. Finish is...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A typically oxidative, herbal, high-toned, wild herb-inflected xinomavro here from Thymiopoulous, savoury and olive...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A vibrant wine from young xinomavro vines in Naoussa. Zesty, light to mid-weight but with a great deal of character...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Interesting to see "young vines" being promoted on a label as a positive. Or is it a warning not to have great...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Pale red with orange border, freshness in the nose, light flavors, enhanced by a hint of volatile acidity, good...

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Community Reviews (5)

Niki
Niki

Nose: So pretty. It opens with super strawberry, red cherry notes that evolve into a more tomato-y aroma. It’s really floral, with some mineral herbaceousness.
Palate: That tomato thing again. It’s a savoury herbal fruit salad, like when you throw cherries into your summer salads. With a salty minerality and black olive twist, because this is Greece. There’s also some fennel alongside those red fruits, maybe a touch of beet root, all mixed together in a delightful bath of pleasant acidity and plush tannins.
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Jesse Pisanelli
Jesse Pisanelli

Cherry dominated with savory notes, fruit is pure and non fruit character adds old world charm, this is not pretentious and authentic.

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johanne166
johanne166

cuvée 2015

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tortugen
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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Pale, translucent red. This Xinomavro has tart red fruits (think sour cherries, cranberries) and brisk acidity. Seemed a bit simple at first but developed up nicely after several minutes. Reminds me of Chianti or Barbera. Would be a lovely match to pizza or tomato-based dishes. Put in the fridge for 45 minutes before serving. Tasted Nov 2017.

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