Winery Boutari Fantaxometocho
This wine is a blend of 2 varietals which are the Chardonnay and the Vilana.
This wine generally goes well with pork, vegetarian or poultry.
The Fantaxometocho of the Winery Boutari is in the top 90 of wines of Heraklion.
Wine flavors and olphactive analysis
On the nose the Fantaxometocho of Winery Boutari in the region of Crete often reveals types of flavors of earth, oak or citrus fruit and sometimes also flavors of tropical fruit.
Food and wine pairings with Fantaxometocho
Pairings that work perfectly with Fantaxometocho
Original food and wine pairings with Fantaxometocho
The Fantaxometocho of Winery Boutari matches generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of vegetable planter, fresh salmon fillet en papillote or tuna, pepper and tomato quiche.
Details and technical informations about Winery Boutari's Fantaxometocho.
Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay
The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.
Last vintages of this wine
The best vintages of Fantaxometocho from Winery Boutari are 2015, 2013, 2017, 2014
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 Heraklion to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Crete
The wine region du Crete in Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Lyrarakis or the Domaine Economou (Oikonomoy) produce mainly wines white, red and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Crete are Vidiano, Vilana and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Crete often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, cocoa or raisin and sometimes also flavors of mushroom, red cherry or red fruit.
The wine region of Heraklion
The wine region du Heraklion is located in the region in Crete in Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Zacharioudakis or the Domaine Alexakis produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Heraklion are Vilana, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Vidiano, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Heraklion often reveals types of flavors of grapefruit, spices or smoke and sometimes also flavors of grass, vegetal or honey.
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