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Kir-Yianni Diaporos Single Vineyard Xinomavro 2017 Wine Review

Kir-Yianni Diaporos Single Vineyard Xinomavro 2017

Kir-Yianni Diaporos Single Vineyard Xinomavro 2017

Imathia, Macedonia P.G.I., Greece

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2023-2044

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Kir-Yianni

Agent: The Kolonaki Group Inc

Natalie's Score: 94/100

From Kir-Yianni, Diaporos 2017 Xinomavro has 13% Syrah added to its mix, produced from a single vineyard in the Imathia, Macedonia wine region. A deep, dark violet colour in the glass, the wine is dry, full-bodied, fresh and fleshy with dark plum, blackberry, dark cherry, tobacco, mocha, olive, cedar brush and clove spice. The finish is fruity, with a hint of vanilla and brilliant acidity to match. Tannins are grippy. The wine was aged 16 months in 50% new French oak barrels. It needs a bit of cellar time but If drinking tonight, decant for a couple of hours prior to pouring it with rich, slow braised game meats or meaty beef stews.

Xinomavro food pairings: roast Mediterranean lamb, roast chicken, duck, pork tenderloin stuffed with dried apricots en croute.

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This Kir-Yianni Diaporos Single Vineyard Xinomavro 2017 was reviewed on July 30, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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