Xinomavro

  • Grape
  • ksino-mav-roh

The most important grape of Naoussa, Greece where wine enthusiasts often cite the Xinomavro's similarities to the Nebbiolo grape and the collector-worthy wine's of Barolo.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry

  • Plum Sauce

  • Anise

  • Allspice

  • Tobacco

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $20.00

Food Pairing

An excellent food pairing wine with cheesy pastas, mushroom risotto, roast chicken and pork or even a dry-aged steak where the tannins help cleanse the palate.

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