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Kir-Yianni Ramnista Xinomavro 2008 Wine Review

Kir-Yianni Ramnista Xinomavro 2008

Kir-Yianni Ramnista Xinomavro 2008

A.O.Q.S., Naoussa, Greece

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Kir-Yianni

Agent: The Kolonaki Group Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Juicy with black tart cherries like pinot noir, but earthier and smokier. Medium-bodied and smooth.

Xinomavro food pairings: planked salmon, pate.

This Kir-Yianni Ramnista Xinomavro 2008 was reviewed on February 4, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Steviek rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The The 2008 Kir Yianni Ramnista Xinomavro is a light bodied, integrated wine, with nice aromas of red currant, cherry, pine and liquorice. The tannins are refined to tannic (really needs to be decanted for 1 hour) and the silky finish is of medium length. Drink now or cellar for 5+ years. My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL, 90 pts - a recommended buy for lovers of light bodied wines. Tasted Feb/12.
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted at Guild Greek Wine event
Xinomavro is pronounced “see-NO-ma-vro.” Depending on which critic you read, Xinomavro (which means “black acid” in Greek) is likened to Piedmont’s Nebbiolo or Burgundy’s Pinot Noir, and in our opinion is somewhere between the two. This example seems to support the notion as it carries elements of both while still being very much its own wine. Deep ruby colour with aromas of cherry, blackberry, vanilla, earth and spice dominating. Dry and flavourful with good layers of acid and chewy tannins suggesting good ageing potential (4-6 years). Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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