Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko is a white Greek wine grape indigenous to the island of Santorini. Assyrtiko is the most widely planted on Santorini, an island known forarid volcanic-ash-rich soils, harsh winds and hot temperatures. 

Santorini is a classified region of Europe under PDO Santorini. They island is known for it's Santori wine made of 100% Assyrtiko, Nykteri wines made of 75% or more Assyrtiko and the remaining percentage deriving from Aidani and Athiri and the sweet Vinsanto made up of 51%+ Assyrtiko with the remaning percentage deriving from Aidani and Athiri as well as other local varieties. Assyrtiko is often referred to as a white wine with a red wine's character due to it's full body and weight. Assyrtiko is a large-clustered, thin-skinned white grape that can be vinified dry to sweet. Dry wines are generally intensely mineral, high acid, full of citrus making this perfect company for a variety of foods, particularly grilled seafoods.

Vinsanto is a particularly important wine to the Read more »

View More

Popular Assyrtiko wines

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

People getting updates on Assyrtiko Wines

Page 1 of 16

Assyrtiko on Snooth

  • Think Fox'll be posting something here later, but for the time being these ... ... Vale FianoSantorini Assyrtiko2010 Copain Kiser En Bas2010 Domaine Tortochot M-S-D2008 Wind Gap Nebbiolo Luna Matta & Glenn Rose2008 Sottimano Barbaresco Riserva2006 Giuseppe Cortese Barbaresco Rabaja2008 Wind Gap Syrah Sonoma Coast2011 Big Table Farm White Hawk... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What's your Choice of Wine...


  • It's fun to discover new wine stores and the Raleigh Durham area seems to ... to ... IGT - ZibbiboSigalas Assyrtiko Athiri Aa - 75% Assyrtiko, 25% AthiriGianni Gagliardo Villa M Rosso - BrachettoSenda Verde Treixadura Ribeiro Senda - TreixaduraMadonnabruna Marche IGT - PasserinaSella & Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva - Cannonau  I'll repor... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • This Topic is partially intended to start a new thread on daily wine drinking as the earlier topics are just too long and too general.  How about telling us more about your choices and helping me start a new thread for the next generation, so to speak?  The "why" is the interesting part for some of us - but pictures are always welcome; after all... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What's your Choice of Wine...


  • Gavalas Winery Assyrtiko Santorini 2015

    Snoothrank:

    Enjoyed with past - very nice wine, but a bit expansive. Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Hi Demelza.  That wine of course is Chardonnay, so you can find other ... ... say, Albarino from Spain, or Assyrtiko, which comes from Santorini off Greece, or some Italian grapes like Fiano or Arneis. Those aren't necessarily easy to find in some places but if you're in New York, you're OK. If you're in NYC, try a few places like Astor Wines,... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Hello all I am Demelza.I feel great to be a part of this forum.  Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Santo Brut Greece NV

    Snoothrank:

    A touch of white peach on the nose comes with a light sour note that is quite bright, like a fresh high quality fruit vinegar. Medium to large bubbles add a lot of texture to this wine with a tart palate of green apple, lemon and grapefruit. Towards the finish there's some cooked grains quality of rice, with some pear and green apple notes finis... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Tsantali Agioritikos White 2012

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by jgcole


  • Santo Wines Assyrtiko Santorini 2014

    Snoothrank:

    High notes of heat and top notes of pineapple and violet with orange blossom and marmalade. Pleasant minerality and acidity with green apple and lime fruit flavors, some salt brick acidity and minerality graces the finish with white pepper and pear. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Domaine Sigalas Asirtiko-Athiri Santorini 2014

    Snoothrank:

    Fiery aromas of rich peach and lemon on the nose, a good dose of steely minerality and green apple with an inviting savory and white peppercorn note. Excellent structure is immediately obvious, with well balanced flavors of lemon and melon, firm round fruit and buoying acidity. This is a well crafted selection worthy of attention. In addition to... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • New image uploaded to this page.

    Page modification by 268548Constance Chamberlain 268548 Constance Chamberlain


1 2 3 4 5  ...  16 next




Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Recent Forum PostsView all


Assyrtiko wine ratings and reviews





Snooth Media Network