Winery Kir Yianni Diaporos Block 5
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Xinomavro.
This wine generally goes well with
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.
Last vintages of this wine
The best vintages of Diaporos Block 5 from Winery Kir Yianni are 2011
Informations about the Winery Kir Yianni
The Winery Kir Yianni is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 41 wines for sale in the of Amyndeon to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Amyndeon
The wine region d'Amyndeon is located in the region of Florina in Macedonia in Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Alpha Estate (Κτήμα Αλφα) or the Domaine Kir Yianni produce mainly wines red, sparkling and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Amyndeon are Xinomavro, Merlot and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Amyndeon often reveals types of flavors of cherry, red fruit or citrus and sometimes also flavors of tropical, grapefruit or cream.
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.
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The word of the wine: Final
A more or less lasting impression that is felt in the mouth once the wine has been swallowed (or spat out in the case of a professional tasting). The finish can be short or persistent.