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Boutari Naoussa Xinomavro 2015 Wine Review

Boutari Naoussa Xinomavro 2015

Boutari Naoussa Xinomavro 2015

Naoussa, Macedonia P.D.O., Greece

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2017-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Boutari

Agent: The Kolonaki Group Inc

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Full-bodied, smooth and juicy with aromas of dried red fruits. Lots of acidity for a wide range of dishes from lamb with rosemary to pork tenderloin. Earthy and dry. Classic Old World style, not fruit-forward. Some dark spices on the finish makes it ideal for hearty meat dishes. This has the signature of Xinomavro, the leading red grape in modern Greek wines, with cedar and black olive notes. Loads of mouth-watering acidity for lamb. Excellent for the price. The Naoussa gets about 1 year aging in French oak barrels. The Chief Oenologist Yiannis Voyatzis has a deft hand on this wine.

Xinomavro food pairings: lamb, pizza, paté.

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This Boutari Naoussa Xinomavro 2015 was reviewed on January 20, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Pale garnet colour with a fresh crisp bouquet. Cherry, cranberry, tobacco, leather and allspice. Flavours reflect raspberry, tomato, underripe strawberry, sour cherry and pomegranate. Some granite minerals, graphite and some forest floor. High acidity, medium body and finish. Reminiscent of a Pinot Noir. This is still a little young but will develop nicely in the cellar 3-5 yrs. 87 points Tasted January 2018
This Xinomavro is a classic, Old World style red from Naoussa in the Macedonia wine region. Boutari Naoussa (2015) is full-bodied with savoury black olive flavours spicy with a zesty acidity. Pair with roast leg of lamb. Boutari was founded in 1879 and is one of Greece's oldest and well-known wineries. - Community Wine Reviews

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