Winery Argyros Cuvée Monsignori
In the mouth this white wine is a powerful with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with lean fish and shellfish.
The Cuvée Monsignori of the Winery Argyros is in the top 10 of wines of Greece and in the top 5 of wines of Santorini.
Discover the grape variety: Assyrtiko
This is a very old grape variety grown in Greece, particularly in the southern Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea, and more specifically in the Santorini archipelago. It is related to gaidouria and platani. In this country, it is quite often "associated" with other grape varieties such as aïdani, athiri, malagousia, ... . Assyrtiko can be found in Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, the United States, Mexico, South Africa, etc. Little known in France, it is nevertheless registered in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties, list A.
Informations about the Winery Argyros
The Winery Argyros is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 21 wines for sale in the of Santorini to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Santorini
The wine region du Santorini is located in the region of Cyclades in Aegean Sea in 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.
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