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THALIA RED 2020 PGI, Crete
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THALIA
This previously Vintages-only reasonably-priced red from Crete offers tasty summer sipping. Assessed from a new bottle just purchased at the LCBO. Bright fairly deep ruby colour. Clean, fresh, bright, ripe, plum-cherry nose with some slightly spicy hints of strawberry. Dry, medium-light bodied, bright, fresh, ripe, red and black cherry flavours with a crisp, refreshing, unoaked finish. Quite attractive, versatile and ready-to-drink, this easy-drinking 50% blend of the indigenous Kotsifali grape and 50% Syrah has 12.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L120129 on the back label. Screwcap closure. The local agent website is https://kolonakigroup.com/ CSPC 15285
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Kol Gro
Country Greece
Region Crete
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Fresh, Dry, Bright, Cherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
The Greek island of Crete, where this winery is located, traces back to a 4000-year old history of winemaking. This red blend is made with syrah and kotsifali, a grape variety indigenous to the island. The result is a medium-bodied wine with notes of red berries, ripe cherries and earthy spice. Pair with hearty roasts. Price $ 10.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 26, 2021
Cases bought 600 (12 bottles per case)

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

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