Winery Tsantali Kourelou Merlot
This wine generally goes well with beef, game (deer, venison)
Food and wine pairings with Kourelou Merlot
Pairings that work perfectly with Kourelou Merlot
Original food and wine pairings with Kourelou Merlot
The Kourelou Merlot of Winery Tsantali matches generally quite well with dishes of beef or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of meatballs catalan style or rabbit with homemade mustard.
Details and technical informations about Winery Tsantali's Kourelou Merlot.
Discover the grape variety: Merlot
Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.
Informations about the Winery Tsantali
The Winery Tsantali is one of wineries to follow in Chalkidiki.. It offers 88 wines for sale in the of Chalkidiki to come and discover on site or to buy online.
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.
The wine region of Chalkidiki
The wine region du Chalkidiki is located in the region in Macedonia in Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Tsantali or the Domaine Claudia Papayianni produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chalkidiki are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Assyrtiko, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chalkidiki often reveals types of flavors of earth, citrus fruit or non oak and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit.
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The word of the wine: Clone
A vine propagated from a single specimen (by cuttings or grafting), as opposed to mass selection, which starts from a family of vines.