What is actually new these days? In some ways, the wine world seems to be advancing toward the past. Ancient processes and their associated wine styles, such as orange wine, resinated wine, and field blends, are being revitalized.
2020 Spourtiko From ungrafted vines grown on crystal gypsum and limestone in a single vineyard at Mosfilies. This is the
You may have already read the account by my friend, Yiannis Karakasis MW, of the latest release of Vouni Panayia’s microvinifications and here are my impressions on this, their thought-provoking fourth release.
2020 Santorini Famiglia, Hatzidakis Grape: 100% Assyrtiko Location: Pyrgos Elevation: 200-300m Soils: Volcanic, pumice, igneous lava Yields: 13 hl/ha
This tasting follows on from a live webinar tasting I conducted on behalf of 67 Pall Mall with Oldenburg’s owner, Adrian Vanderspuy and winemaker, Nic Van Aarde, on the 4th March.
Last year I reported on the Microvinifications of Vouni Panagia. This article is an update on the last piece, with the 2020 release of the Kyriakidis’ most recent experiments.