Discover the grape variety: Xinomavro
A very old grape variety grown in Greece and very well known in Central Macedonia. It is most certainly a descendant of white gouais and should not be confused with mavrud or mavroudi. It should be noted that many grape varieties have the synonym mavro. Xinomavro is registered in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties, list A1.
Informations about the Winery Boutari
The Winery Boutari is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 57 wines for sale in the of Naoussa to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Macedonia
Greek Macedonia (Makedonia) is an expansive region in Northern Greece. It is bordered by the Republic of North Macedonia, Albania and Bulgaria to the north and the Aegean Sea in the South. The vineyards in the mountainous region are extensively planted to Xynomavro, along with Roditis, Grape/limnio">Limnio and the more-international Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety. Macedonian red wines are noted for their firm tannins and big flavors, and the best examples are among Greece's most-sought-after reds.
The wine region of Imathia
The wine region d'Imathia is located in the region in Macedonia in Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Boutari or the Domaine Ktima Founti (Κτήμα Φουντή) produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Imathia are Xinomavro, Merlot and Assyrtiko, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Imathia often reveals types of flavors of earth, oak or non oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.
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The word of the wine: Fade in
Said of a wine whose different elements are perceived in the mouth in a pleasant and harmonious way.