1879 BOUTARI LEGACY
An authentic terroir wine from a single vineyard from Trilofos Naoussa. The wine was named 1879 in honor of the year that the company was established in Naoussa by John Boutari. The wine embodies the history of the family and expects to introduce the modern consumer in the complex and fascinating xinomavro.
VINIFICATION: Typical red wine vinification with a high level of compound extraction, essential for an aged wine.
AGEING: In French oak barrels for 12 months.
AGEING POTENTIAL: 15 years
CHARACTERISTIC: Deep red colour. Intense complexity with primary aromas of red berries, dried fig, tomato juice. Secondary aromas from intense ageing consist of vanilla, plum, roasted nuts and a taint of cigar box. Full bodied, with pleasant acidity. Very soft tannins provide a soft mouthfeel, rich in density with a long, warm finish with an aftertaste of cocoa and red fruit.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18C
FOOD PAIRING: Red meat, game, pasta with creamy sauce, cheese platters.
2014 INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION-THESSALONIKI GREECE GOLD
2013 DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS SILVER