Argyros Vinsanto 12 Year  1998 500ml
SKU 741408

Argyros Vinsanto 12 Year 1998

Argyros - Cyclades - Greece - Santorini

Professional Wine Reviews for Argyros Vinsanto 12 Year 1998

Rated 95 by Robert Parker
The 1998 Vinsanto “12 Years Barrel Aged” is all Assyrtiko, but for 10% each of Athiri and Aidani, the typical blending grapes on the island. For most producers, Vinsanto in barrel for 12 years is above and beyond the legal call of duty. For Argyros, well, this is just the middlin’ stuff. That said, 12 years is still a long time—more than enough to accomplish some important things. This has fine depth and concentration, but, as always, the thrilling part of Vinsanto is the laser burst of acidity that cuts through the sugar, giving this that exciting balancing act that certain Mosel Rieslings can offer. The combination enlivens the palate....
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Winery: Argyros

Country: Greece

It is almost impossible to understate the importance of local and regionally produced wines in Greek culture. Across the country, from the cities of the mainland to the villages, mountainous regions and islands, wine is produced using traditional methods and native grape varietals, and is drank in households and taverns, either accompanying the much loved local cuisine or alone as a refreshment under the blazing Mediterranean sunshine. For wine lovers around the world, Greece is known for producing several wines with something unique and interesting to offer, a refreshing change from the norm filled with surprises and complex, occasionally challenging or unusual flavors and aromas. Thanks to the vast range in terrain across the archipelago, Greek wine is as varied as it is delicious, meaning there is plenty to explore and enjoy from this fascinating and ancient country.