Xynomavro

The predominant grape variety in Macedonia is a native red called Xinomavro, (meaning "acid-black"). The wines made from Xinomavro are known for their superb aging potential and their rich tannic character. Their complex aromas combine such red fruits as gooseberry with hints of olives, spices and dried tomatoes.

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  • Oh, the hell of wanting to be a wine journalist. Take a passel of old things ... variety from aglianico to xynomavro and zinfandel to see what might actually work. He had to have something to do since once he bluffed Time Warner into that merger there was no longer real work for him.Etc., etc. across all those locales. I'm sure OT and NG and F... Read More

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  • Alpha Xinomavro Reserve Vieilles Vignes

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    This is rather candied on the nose with aromas of red licorice, necco wafers and tootsie rollls layered over and obscuring the more fruity aromas. Air tempers the sweetness adding in subtle herbal flourishes. A bit weighty on entry, this has a seductive texture, smooth and polished but also subtly tactile with dusty little tannins. the flavors ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Alpha Xinomavro Single Vineyard Hedgehog

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    Didn't like Read More

    Wine review by calywa


  • Ramnista Ktima Kir-Yianni 2006

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    lots of smoked meat and tobacco; overly burly but plenty of room for growth in the next few years Read More

    Wine review by Craigk8


  • There's to many topics in here, and I didint have the energy to find out if anyone have already written about this. I would like to know, what kind of redwine would you suggest to drink with some different cheeses and grapes? What would be THE BEST?  Read More

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  • Klima Xynomavro' 2006

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    bland sugar water. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2


  • My wife and I are headed to the Greek Islands for two weeks in June. We're looking for a heads up of some good wines to try while we're there. Any suggestions? Read More

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  • Klima Xynomavro Red 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by my98rk


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