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Alpha Estate S.M.X. 2013 Wine Review

Alpha Estate S.M.X. 2013

Alpha Estate S.M.X. 2013

Florina P.G.I., Greece

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2017-2022

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.

Food pairings: grilled steaks, slow-cooked beef, osso buco.

This Alpha Estate S.M.X. 2013 was reviewed on November 11, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Alpha Estate S.M.X. (2013) is a full-bodied red wine blend of Syrah, Xinomavro and Merlot from the Florina wine region in Greece. The Alphas Estate is the winery's flagship wine and the blend of red grapes comes from the estate's best vineyards. The complete blend was aged French oak barrels and the wine is unfiltered. This is a very powerful red with great acidity and structure. Needs a bit of time in cellar to develop. Give it three to five years and pair this very promising red with game dishes. - Community Wine Reviews

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