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Vinsanto,

Vinsanto

Vinsanto
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Origin: Santorini

Varieties: Assyrtiko 75%, Aidani 25%

Drinking occasion: Festive

Food pairing: Dessert or cheese

Classification: Naturally Sweet White Wine, AOC Santorini

Oak: 24 months.

Years: 2004

Origin story: The oldest wine in the world
 
Related myth: The "wine-dark sea" in Homer's poetry 

Tasting Note:

Very luscious, brimming with concentrated ripe apricot, peach and pineapple flavors that are flanked by rich butter notes. White chocolate and spice notes mark the creamy finish. Drink now through 2020. 1000 cases made.

Ratings and Awards:

2011 Thessaloniki International Wine Competition——Gold medal

2010 International Wine & Spirit Competition——Gold medal

2010 International Wine Challenge——Gold medal

2008 Berlin Wine Trophy——Gold medal

2003 Robert Parker – THE WINE ADVOCATE 93;

2004 Robert Parker–THE WINE ADVOCATE 95;

2002 Wine Spectator 91; 2004 Wine Spectator 90;