Top 100 white wines of Santorini

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Santorini of Cyclades as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular of Santorini and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Santorini

The wine region of Santorini is located in the region of Cyclades of Santorini of Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Argyros or the Domaine Argyros produce mainly wines white, sweet and red. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Santorini are Assyrtiko, Aidani and Vidiano, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Santorini often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, eucalyptus or dark chocolate and sometimes also flavors of raspberry, red cherry or cocoa.

In the mouth of Santorini is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 37 estates and châteaux in the of Santorini, producing 204 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Santorini go well with generally quite well with dishes of shellfish or lean fish.

Discover the grape variety: Vidiano

A very old grape variety grown in Greece, mostly at high altitudes, it is believed to have originated on the island of Crete. It can also be found in the United States, but is practically unknown in France. According to A.D.N. analyses, it is related to Thrapsthiri and Vilana.

Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Santorini

white wines from the region of Santorini go well with generally quite well with dishes of shellfish or lean fish such as recipes of mussels with cream supers or sauerkraut with fish.

Organoleptic analysis of white wine of Santorini

On the nose in the region of Santorini often reveals types of flavors of cream, fennel or marzipan and sometimes also flavors of lemon curd, citrus zest or honeycomb. In the mouth in the region of Santorini is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Santorini

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

A perfect pairing: Flatbread and cod roe emulsion

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Rare whiskies and DRC excite buyers at Sotheby’s HK auctions

A methuselah of Romanée-Conti 1976 from Burgundy’s vaunted Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was among the highlights in a two-day series of Sotheby’s wine and spirits auctions in Hong Kong last weekend. The six-litre bottle sold for HK$1.25m (US$159,350), against a pre-sale estimate range of HK$1m to HK$1.4m. In a separate spirits auction, a single bottle of Yamazaki 35 Year Old Japanese whisky fetched HK$1m (US$127,440). Rare white Burgundy was also in-demand during the weekend event. Top lot in a f ...