Winery SantoWines Santorini Nykteri Reserve
This wine is a blend of 2 varietals which are the Aidani and the 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 Santorini Nykteri Reserve of the Winery SantoWines is in the top 60 of wines of Santorini.
Discover the grape variety: Aidani
This grape variety has been cultivated in Greece for a very long time - most often at high altitudes - more specifically in the Cyclades islands, the island of Rhodes, Crete, etc. and is practically unknown in other wine-producing countries, including France. We can meet the black aidani or mavro, very rare, it has however no link with the white or aspro.
Informations about the Winery SantoWines
The Winery SantoWines is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 34 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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The word of the wine: Acidity
When present without excess, acidity contributes to the balance of the wine, giving it freshness and nervousness. But when it is very high, it becomes a defect, giving it a biting and green character. On the other hand, if it is insufficient, the wine is soft.