Winery Gavalas - Assyrtiko

Winery Gavalas Assyrtiko

Wine of Greece White wine of Santorini in Greece
3.7
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Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Assyrtiko of Winery Gavalas is a white wine from the region of Santorini in Santorini.
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Assyrtiko.
In the mouth this white wine is a powerful with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with lean fish and shellfish.
The Assyrtiko of the Winery Gavalas is in the top 70 of wines of Santorini.

Taste structure of the Assyrtiko from the Winery Gavalas

Light
Bold
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Assyrtiko of Winery Gavalas in the region of Santorini is a powerful with a nice freshness.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Assyrtiko of Winery Gavalas in the region of Santorini often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, oak or tree fruit.

Food and wine pairings with Assyrtiko

Pairings that work perfectly with Assyrtiko

Original food and wine pairings with Assyrtiko

The Assyrtiko of Winery Gavalas matches generally quite well with dishes of shellfish or lean fish such as recipes of salt and pepper shrimp or blanquette of the sea.

Details and technical informations about Winery Gavalas's Assyrtiko.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Allergens
Contains sulfites

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.

Last vintages of this wine

Assyrtiko - 2018
In the top 70 of of Santorini wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Assyrtiko - 2017
In the top 70 of of Santorini wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Assyrtiko - 2016
In the top 70 of of Santorini wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0
Assyrtiko - 2015
In the top 70 of of Santorini wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0
Assyrtiko - 2014
In the top 70 of of Santorini wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Assyrtiko from Winery Gavalas are 2016, 2018, 2015, 2014 and 2017.

Informations about the Winery Gavalas

The winery offers 15 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.9.
It is in the top 10 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Santorini

The Winery Gavalas is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 10 wines for sale in the of Santorini to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Santorini
In the top 600 of of Greece wines
In the top 75 of of Santorini wines
In the top 25000 of white wines
In the top 100000 wines of the world

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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