Winery Kir Yianni Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο)
In the mouth this white wine is a with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with lean fish and shellfish.
Taste structure of the Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο) from the Winery Kir Yianni
In the mouth the Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο) of Winery Kir Yianni in the region of Santorini is a with a nice freshness.
Wine flavors and olphactive analysis
On the nose the Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο) of Winery Kir Yianni 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 Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο)
Pairings that work perfectly with Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο)
Original food and wine pairings with Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο)
The Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο) of Winery Kir Yianni matches generally quite well with dishes of shellfish or lean fish such as recipes of penne with shrimp and zucchini or fish with cream sauce.
Details and technical informations about Winery Kir Yianni's Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο).
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
The best vintages of Mountain Vineyards Assyrtiko (Ασύρτικο) from Winery Kir Yianni are 2018, 2019, 2016, 2017 and 2015.
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 Santorini to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Santorini
The wine region of Santorini is located in the region of Cyclades of Santorini of 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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