|Region:||Macedonia » Amyndeon|
ALPHA ESTATE is located in the Amyndeon region, in North West Greece. It is the brainchild of two visionaries, the skilled, second generation vine grower, Makis Mavridis and Angelos Iatridis, the winemaker, educated in Bordeaux, trained in Bordeaux, Alsace, Rhone, Champagne and winemaker to many, international well known, Greek wines. The company was founded in 1997. The reorganization of the vineyard was carefully studied and it began in 1994.
The sustainable management and exploitation of the privately owned, single block vineyard, with high standards in its installation and management, and the production of wines of distinctive Quality, in the state of the wine-art and most functional winery, located in the heart of the vineyard, are conditions that met all pre-requirements for the safeguarding of the qualitative potential. The final objective is the recognition of ALPHA ESTATE products within the international wine community with a simultaneous showcase of the Greek vineyard.
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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 seducti...
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The predominant grape variety in Macedonia is a native red called Xinomavro, (meaning "acid-black"). The wines made f...
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Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of vigorous exercise. So before summer rosés officially take hold, get in on the last gasps of Cabernet. I tasted through forty different Cabernets, all under $16. There are some superb examples here that you’re going to want to try. Cabernet, because of the value inhere... Read More
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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
So I am going to Napa tomorrow for a few days. I have some prearranged plans that cannot be changed, but have some limited time for tasting.As "napagirl", I should already know exactly where to go. The problem is, I get stuck into that rut of going to the ones I like, the old faves, over and over. I would love to hear your recommendations an... Read More
Hello there!The topic says it all. I´ve tried some good wines from the 2007 vintage, but nothing as amazing as the vineyards are talking. If you have tried anyone, please share your experience!! Read More
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