Barrel Aged Assyrtiko
Vassaltis Vineyards

Barrel Aged Assyrtiko

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    Richly textured, succulent-style Assyrtiko from one of the finest young estates on Santorini - Vassaltis Vineyards. Owner Yiannis Valambous reclaimed his old family vineyards in 2010, and has rapidly become the rising star of the island's winemaking scene.

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    Barrel Aged Assyrtiko
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    Vassaltis VineyardsMeet the Maker

    Officially finished in 2016, Vassaltis is a relatively new Santorini winery with big ambitions. This is the dream of Yannis Valambous, who returned to the island in the midst of the Greek financial crisis, with the view to revive his family vineyards inherited from his father. Along with oenologists Elias…

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    • Bursting with steely, intense, mineral-laden character, combined with beautifully-integrated oak spice.
    • Ripe citrus flavours, succulent texture and a long finish of crisp minerals
    • Described in The Sunday Times by Will Lyons as "one of the finest Greek wines I've ever tasted."
    • Drink up to 7 years after release.
    • Match with lobster, crab legs dressed in butter, or fried calamari with a lemon-herb sauce.