Argyros 2010 Vinsanto 4 Years Barrel Aged (50cl)Regular price £33
Vinsanto (not to be confused with the Tuscan 'Vin Santo') is a speciality of Santorini, and Argyros are the masters. The combination of bracing, fresh acidity and concentrated, rich, sweet fruit make this one of the world's best value and longest-lived sweet wines. They make three - a twelve year old, a twenty year old and this four year old. Although this is the lightest, it's still massively complex with flavours of dried fruit and herbs that go on and on.
|Wine||Vinsanto 4 Years Barrel Aged|
|Blend||80% Assyrtiko, 10% Aidani, 10% Athiri|
|Region||Greece > Santorini|
|Vineyard||Estate-owned vineyards of very old vines with original rootstocks, pruned into the traditional Santorini basket shape.|
|Winemaking||The grapes are handpicked and dried in the Santorini sun for two weeks to concentrate the juice. The wine is aged in barrel for four years before bottling.|
|Lifespan||Huge - could easily be cellared for thirty years.|