Gavalas Santorini White 2019
White | PDO Santorini | Aegean Islands | 13% ABV | 750ml
100% Assyrtiko from the vineyard that is considered to be the oldest in Greece boasting vines up to 500 years old. With bright yellow colour, delicate aromas of fruity – pear, lemon and pineapple -Β and a smooth, rich, fruity and full-bodied palate. It has balanced acidity and a long finish. An ideal accompaniment to seafood, white meat and light cheese.
Assyrtiko is by far Greece’s most renowned white grape variety, associated most famously with the volcanic island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea. Following its notable success, it is now grown successfully all over Greece and beyond in Clare Valley, Australia, South Africa and California, being the first Greek grape to become international. It has developed a reputation as being a versatile grape variety, producing wines in a multitude of styles, from fresh, mineral white wines to oaked, worth keeping ones and from bold complex reds to rıch matured dessert wines, such as Vinsanto.