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GRANDE RESERVE NAOUSSA 2016 PDO
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BOUTARI
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Medium deep violet red colour, the nose shows lots of complexity with faintly earthy, baked plum notes and a rustic sandalwood tonality. Itís extremely dry, medium-full bodied, rather dense and youthful with intense, baked plum flavours with a somewhat earthy, gently rustic, leather-sandalwood-tinged, faintly bitter finish. Tasted once in an ISO glass, this definitely needs a big glass, perhaps along with some prior decanting. This Xinomavro spent 2 years in oak and has 13.5% alcohol and no residual sugar with lot number L031501220 on the capsule. Needs time. CSPC 140111
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Kol Gro
Country Greece
Region
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Very Dry, Dense, Youthful
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: This complex Xinomavro is sourced from vines ranging from 30 to 50 years of age and spends two years in French oak and two years in bottle before release. Intense and robust, with berry, incense, spice and smoke, it has the substance and character to enhance a special meal featuring lamb or roast beef and the versatility for casual barbecue fare as well. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 15, 2021
Cases bought 249 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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