Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko Barrel Wood  2013 750ml
SKU 754820

Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko Barrel Wood 2013

Domaine Sigalas - Cyclades - Greece - Santorini

Professional Wine Reviews for Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko Barrel Wood 2013

Rated 92 by Robert Parker
The 2013 Santorini Barrel Fermented combines the freshness and vivaciousness of the un-oaked 2013 reviewed this issue, showing a light hand with the wood, while projecting a bit more substance, grip and power than the un-oaked version, if not quite its transparency. It was aged for 6 months in only 20% new oak, the rest used (from 1 to 5 uses). The substance and power part is usually easy for oaked whites. It's the rest that is the hard part—finesse, balance, vivaciousness. This is another fine example of Sigalas' excellent touch with oak – and more proof that oak and Assyrtiko can't be dismissed out of hand. As it airs...
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Winery: Domaine Sigalas

Country: Greece

Thanks to thousands of years of viticulture, and a dedication to quality and experimentation, Greek wines remain in a league of their own and continue to surprise and delight wine lovers around the world. From the refined and delicious Agiorghitiko wines, with their deep ruby red color and intense fruit flavors, to the unusual and highly aromatic fortified wines made with the black Mavrodaphne grapes, Greek wine is renowned for its variety and consistent excellence. It seems the blazing Mediterranean sunshine allows wineries to make the most of the late harvests and all the intensity of flavor this brings, resulting in wines which are bursting with fruit-forward character and unusual aromas.