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Savatiano

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Greece’s most planted variety is starting to make a comeback as more winemakers focus on quality producing richer, full-bodied white wines reminiscent of Chardonnay.

Primary Flavors

  • Green Apple
  • Honeydew
  • Lime Zest
  • Lemon Curd
  • Resin

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

None Tannins

Medium-low Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

A unique white with subtle resinous notes giving it the ability to match with heavily marinated meats including those from Polynesian, Mexican and Caribbean cuisines.

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AboutMadeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly

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