Markovitis 1997 Chateau Pegasus Naoussa

Red | Greece
Regular price £29

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.

Wine Chateau Pegasus Naoussa
Producer Markovitis Winery
Vintage 1997
Style Red
Blend 100% Xinomavro
Country Greece
Region Macedonia
Appellation Naoussa
Organic Yes
Biodynamic No
Vegan Unknown
Alcohol 12.5%
Size 75cl

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