Thymiopoulos Estate Xinomavro, Naoussa Greece
Thymiopoulos Estate Xinomavro, Naoussa Greece - Described as a ‘Baby Barolo, this is a typical expression of the Xinomavro grape variety that will benefit from decanting so that it reveals its full complexity. Aromatic, The wine is deliciouss wine with softness and elegant tannins with beautiful brambly red fruit flavours.
Thymiopoulos’ vineyards are located around Trilofos in Naoussa, a forested area which experiences cold winters and hot summers; climatically it shares much with Bordeaux. Over time Apostolos has increased the family vineyard holdings, whilst still maintaining the same low-intervention approach to viticulture of previous generations. His methods incorporate organic and biodynamic practices; guinea fowls and turkeys are used for pest control and the use of herbicides is avoided. In the winery fermentation is carried out using wild yeast and the wines are bottled unfiltered, with only the minimum addition of sulphur.
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