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2018 Boutari Greek (White) "Santorini Assyrtiko"

Boutari 2018 Santorini Assyrtiko

Winery: Boutari

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Santorini Assyrtiko"

Wine Category: Greek (White)

Grape blend: 100% Assyrtiko

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santorini

State or country: Greece

Price: $56

Cases produced: 1,050

KWG Score: 91.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: April 6, 2020

Wine Review: This white gold colored Assyrtiko [ah-seer-teeko] from Santorini in Greece opens with a ginger and green apple like bouquet with notes of foxy musk. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic, round and has a nice lush mouthfeel. The flavor profile is a mineral influenced ginger and apricot blend with hints of lemon verbena, Chamomile tea and a touch of honey. The finish is dry and its flavors linger nicely. This Assyrtiko would be ideal with trout with garlic lemon butter herb sauce. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Crystal clear with a pale-yellow color and green hue. Displays aromas of lemon tree flowers, jasmine, hyacinth and fennel. On the palate, there is a citrus fruit flavor profile, featuring lemon skin shavings along with saline and some high acidity. The is a long and warm finish. This wine pairs perfectly with fresh grilled fish.

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