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Kir Yianni,

Kir Yianni

Kir Yianni

Origin: Naoussa, Northwest Greece

Varieties: Xinomavro 40%, Merlot 60%

Drinking occasion: Business function

Food pairing: Duck or game

Classification: Dry Red, Imathia PGI

Oak: 1 year

Year: 2009

Origin story: Blend of all vineyards within KirYianni Estate

Related myth: The wine of Alexander the Great

Tasting Note:

Modern-style Naoussa (Xinomavro and Merlot), Generous cherry and tomato nose, vibrant, sweet. Satin-textured plum/strawberry palate, approachable, for drinking now,

Ratings and Awards:

2008 Thessaloniki International Wine Competition——Gold medal

2007 Thessaloniki International Wine Competition——Silver medal

2006 Wine & Spirit Magazine——93;

2007 Robert Parker – THE WINE ADVOCATE 89;

2008 Wine Report 89.