Markovitis 1997 Chateau Pegasus Naoussa
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Markovitis 1997 Chateau Pegasus Naoussa

Regular price £30

Xinomavro, Greece's best red grape, is always said to be Barolo-like, both in flavour and ageing potential. But old bottles are actually very rare, and opportunities to experience a mature example from a top producer do not come along often. The Markovitis Winery (formerly known as Chateau Pegasus) sits just outside the town of Naoussa, the home of Xinomavro. Beneath the winery is a vast cellar, piled high with vintages dating back decades. This 1997 has been lying there since it was bottled. It's a standout example of aged Xinomavro, kept in perfect conditions to become pale, delicate and graceful in its old age.

100% Xinomavro

Style Red
Country Greece
Region Macedonia
Producer Markovitis Winery
Vintage 1997
Main grapes Xinomavro
Organic Yes
Biodynamic No
Vegan Unknown
Alcohol 12.5%
Size 75cl

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