Sarris Robola of Kefalonia 2021
- 6 in stock
The Sarris winery is in the south-west of Kefalonia, overlooking the Ionian Sea. This is in an area of picturesque villages, olive and orange groves, as well as vineyards in terraces below a forest of black pine. The winemaking is what you might call 'low intervention'. The wine is fermented with wild yeasts, half in a two year-old, two tonne oak barrel, and half in stainless steel. There is a bit of skin contact, and then it is left to do its thing, bottled unfined and unfiltered. The end result is a bright, crisp white - a little floral, with a lovely citrus intensity, great minerality and a lot of layers. It has many of the elements you get in Santorini Assyrtiko, with a little less power and a softer, easier-going character. And while Santorini prices continue to soar, this is exceptionally good value.