Assyrtiko

  • Grape
  • ah-seer-teeko

Native to Santorini, Assyrtiko is a rare grape in terms of vineyard area, but is quickly picking up acreage throughout Greece. Noted for its texture, acidity, and minerality.

Primary Flavors

  • Lime

  • Passion Fruit

  • Beeswax

  • Flint

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Light Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold
    38–45°F / 3–7°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $22.00

Food Pairing

Assyrtiko is perfect for shellfish and, of course, Greece's classic tomato-feta salad. You'll find this wine is extremely versatile with a wide range of cuisines.

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