Winery Lyrarakis - Zazazu

Winery Lyrarakis Zazazu

Wine of Greece Sparkling wine of Crete of Greece
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Zazazu of Winery Lyrarakis is a sparkling wine from the region of Crete.
This wine is a blend of 2 varietals which are the Vidiano and the Vilana.
This wine generally goes well with spicy food and sweet desserts.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Zazazu of Winery Lyrarakis in the region of Crete often reveals types of flavors of microbio, tree fruit.

Food and wine pairings with Zazazu

Pairings that work perfectly with Zazazu

Original food and wine pairings with Zazazu

The Zazazu of Winery Lyrarakis matches generally quite well with dishes of spicy food or sweet desserts such as recipes of monkfish with curry or chocolate mug cake.

Details and technical informations about Winery Lyrarakis's Zazazu.

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

Discover the grape variety: Vidiano

A very old grape variety grown in Greece, mostly at high altitudes, it is believed to have originated on the island of Crete. It can also be found in the United States, but is practically unknown in France. According to A.D.N. analyses, it is related to Thrapsthiri and Vilana.

Last vintages of this wine

Zazazu - 2016
In the top 100 of of Crete wines
Average rating: 3.2 1 1 1 0 0

The best vintages of Zazazu from Winery Lyrarakis are 2016

Informations about the Winery Lyrarakis

The winery offers 52 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is in the top 25 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Crete

The Winery Lyrarakis is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 39 wines for sale in the of Crete to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Crete
In the top 1000 of of Greece wines
In the top 150 of of Crete wines
In the top 15000 of sparkling wines
In the top 200000 wines of the world

The wine region of Crete

The wine region of Crete of 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.

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The word of the wine: Tannic

Said of an astringent wine rich in tannins.

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