Wine region: Naoussa
Grape: 100% Xinomavro
Alcohol percentage: 14% vol
Unit quantity: 750ml
Wine maker’s notes
An authentic terroir wine from a single vineyard from Trilofos Naoussa. The wine was named 1879 in honor of the year that the company was established in Naoussa by John Boutaris. The wine embodies the history of the family and expects to introduce the modern consumer to the complex and fascinating Xinomavro.
Vinification: Typical red wine vinification with a high level of compound extraction, essential for aged wine.
Aging: In French oak barrels for 24 months.
Characteristics: Deep red color. Intense complexity with primary aromas of red berries, dried fig, tomato juice. Secondary aromas from intense aging consist of vanilla, plum, roasted nuts, and a touch of cigar box. Full-bodied, with pleasant acidity. Very soft tannins provide a soft mouthfeel, rich in density with a long, warm finish and an aftertaste of cocoa and red fruit.
Serving temperature: 16-18 °C
Food pairing: Red meat, game, pasta with creamy sauce, cheese platters.
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