Xinomavraw 2021

OENOPS WINESDRAMA

Purity in a bottle! This “raw” expression of Xinomavro overturns all compromises by reaching a peak of complexity and finesse.

Part of Decanter’s Greek Xinomavro expert’s choice (>>Read the full article)

{raw} : natural, pure. It really takes a very talented winemaker to work in a non-interventionist way. Oenops’ “Raw” wines create not only great wordplay, but also delicious intrigue in a bottle.

Andromachi’s Tasting Notes

Light ruby colour. Expressive nose of black cherries, plums, blackberries, cooked raspberries and herbal notes. Juicy to the mid-palate, it reveals a velvet tannic structure followed by high acidity.

Wine Details

Style: Dry, Low intervention, Red

Grapes: Xinomavro

Soil: diverse range

Appelation: Product of Greece

Drinking Window: 2022-2025

Alcohol: 13,5%

Unit volume: 75cl, 150cl

Bottle closure: cork

Box of: 12

Technical sheet: download

Viticulture: Eco-oriented

Vinification: Grapes are sourced from contract growers of Naousa, Amyndeo & Rapsani, from vineyards of 45-80 years old. Hands-off winemaking following old traditional techniques combined with today’s know-how. The vilification takes place in clay amphorae and a concrete tank while the slow fermentation is accompanied by a controlled extraction. 6 months of aging in amphorae and large old barrels. Bottled unfiltered. No sulfites added.

Service temperature: 12-15°C

Pairings: poultry, guinea fowl with cranberries, plain steak, pan-fried foie gras, pâté, Spaghetti alla guanciale, very cheese friendly

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