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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.

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Plum Sauce
  • Black Pepper
  • Nutmeg

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium-full Body

Medium-high Tannins

Medium Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Oversized

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

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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