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Thymiopoulos Vineyards Terre et Ciel Xinomavro 2017 Wine Review

Thymiopoulos Vineyards Terre et Ciel Xinomavro 2017

Thymiopoulos Vineyards Terre et Ciel Xinomavro 2017

Naoussa P.D.O, Greece

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Thymiopoulos Vineyards

Agent: Victory Wine & Spirits Inc.

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Alana L rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

One of our Thanksgiving picks, and what a delightful find! Bought on the recommendations of LaPresse’s wine reviewer in an article from a few weeks back, we paired it with rack of lamb and braised mushrooms and it was unanimously loved by our table of disparate wine lovers! The Thymiopoulos family has only recently started making their own wines (and all according to biodynamic principles) though they have been growing grapes for many generations. A beautiful and deep garnet colour; combining wood, spice (pepper) and slightly floral on the nose and dry and full-bodied yet with a good level of fruit on the palate to balance everything from a taste aspect. The tannins are firm, well-balanced, and with a good level of freshness (Xinomavro is mainly cultivated in the cooler northern hills of Greece). We carafed for an hour before serving. Could easily be cellared for quite a few years (our SAQ advisor thought up to 20, we went with a more conservative 10 but beautifully drinkable now).:

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