Agiorgitiko

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The most widely planted red grape of Greece offers a wide range of styles, from rosé to red. The most exceptional Agiorgitiko wines are the full-bodied reds from Nemea.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry

  • Blackberry

  • Plum Sauce

  • Black Pepper

  • Nutmeg

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

With subtle flavors of nutmeg and cinnamon, Agiorgitiko pairs wonderfully with roasted meats, tomato sauces, and spiced cuisines from the Middle East to India.

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