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Alpha Estate Red 2008 Wine Review

Alpha Estate Red 2008

Alpha Estate Red 2008

Florina P.G.I., Greece

Community Score: 4.6/5

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Price: $31.95

Drink: 2015-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Alpha Estate

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 91/100

This big-bones Greek red wine offers plenty of drinking pleasure. The Alphas Estate is the winery's flagship wine and the blend of red grapes comes from the estate's best vineyards that are mostly alluvium, sandy, clay soils with excellent drainage and a semi-continental climate which results in deep concentration and depth in the wine. The French oak barrels for aging were of medium toast and fine grain. This wine was unfiltered and has all the good stuffing left in it.

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This full-bodied, unfiltered Greek red wine is an estate blend of Syrah (60%), Xinomavro (20%) and Merlot (20%) grapes for the 2008 vintage that are sourced from several vineyards that are planted starting at 620 metres above sea level. The wine is matured in French oak for one year. - Community Wine Reviews

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