Tselepos Estate "Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes" 2020

100% Assyrtiko
A still white wine from the Santorini region of Greece.


Mineral & refreshing. Citrus fruit & fig leaf.

Tasting Notes

The Assyrtiko 2020 from Tselepos estate has a pale yellow colour.

On the nose it’s fresh, mineral and sapid. Citrus notes meet wet stone, nettle and fig leaf.

On the mouth it’s fresh and has an interesting bitter note reminiscent of fresh almond.

The finish is medium long.

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Tselepos Estate "Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes" 2020
Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes (2020) Review
Estate making Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes Estate Tselepos Estate
Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes (2020) Label Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes
Style of Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes Style White & Still
Country of Tselepos Estate Country Greece
Region of Tselepos Estate Region Santorini
Grape blend of Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes Grapes Assyrtiko
Vintage of Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes Vintage 2020
My review of Assyrtiko Vielles Vignes Points
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Assyrtiko

Varietal

Assyrtiko is a Greek white wine grape, probably the best known variety indigenous to this country. This grape is native to the island of Santorini. Here the soil is arid and volcanic which contributes to Assyrtiko distinctive mineral character.

While Assyrtiko is originally from Santorini, it is now grown all over Greece, from the northern area of Macedonia (Makedonia) to the Attica (Attika) region. Cuttings of Assyrtiko have also made it to the New World and Assyrtiko wine is now produced in Australia and the United States too!

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