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Sofos

Sofos
2016 Greek White Wine, Peloponnese

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other Greek White

Date Tasted:
Country: Greece
Alcohol: 13% RS: .18%
Organically Grown Grapes
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$12.99

Sofos
2016 Greek White Wine, Peloponnese

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other Greek White

Date Tasted:
Country: Greece
Alcohol: 13% RS: .18%
Clear straw green color. Aromas and flavors of granny smith apple, yellow peaches, and butterscotch with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a brisk finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A rich and round, easily enjoyable white!

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: granny smith apple, yellow peaches, and butterscotch
Taste Flavor: granny smith apple, yellow peaches, and butterscotch
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Oysters Rockefeller, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rich and round, easily enjoyable white!

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Greek whites are generally dry with good acidity and a light spiciness. Some of the best examples include Moschofilero and Assyrtiko. The former is from the island of Santorini and offers citrusy flavors with a light minerality. It is sometimes made into a dessert wine. The latter is quite floral, with aromas of roses and violets and is an excellent match with Asian cuisine.

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