Mercouri estate Refosco/ Mavrodaphné 2011
This estate was created in the 19th century when Theodore Mercouri brought northern Italian Refoso vines to Peloponnese, where the varietal grew in popularity and is now known as Mercouri. This red is a blend of said Refosco and Mavrodaphne, the traditional grape of the region, aged 10 months in French oak.
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Regulated designationOnomasià proeléfsios eleghomeni (OPE)
ProducerMercouri Estate SA
Refosco 85 % Mavrodaphné 15 %
Degree of alcohol14 %
Sugar content2.6 g/L
Type of bottle closureCork
Type of containerColoured glass container
Vintage tasted: 2008
Garnet in colour, this red boasts a medium nose exuding animal, woody, empyreumatic, spicy, floral and fruity aromas. Discover this medium-bodied wine expressing refreshing acidity and offering a broad texture and firm tannins. It also unveils a medium mouthfeel that leads into a long finish.
Dry, medium-bodied and spicy
Drink now or keep 6 years following the vintage.
Between: 16°C And: 18°C
Sugar perception: Dry
Regular price: $21.85
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