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Alpha Estate Malagouzia Turtles Single Vineyard 2018

Alpha Estate's Malagouzia grapes (pronounced Mah-lah-gou-ZYA) come from a single vineyard site, known as "Turtles" because it is a nesting site for the local turtle population. The wine spends two months on its fine lees or "sur lie" imparting a creamy texture and added complexity to the final wine. A strong and lively nose of grapefruit, nectarine and hints of almond blossom. This richly textured wine is very flavoursome, has superb length, balance and plenty of finesse. Bright and long on the finish.

 

Wine File
Producer:
Alpha Estate
Country:
Greece
Region:
Macedonia
Sub Region:
Florina
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Other Varieties
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
13.0%
Closure:
Screw Cap
Vegan:
Yes
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
9.75
£15.75
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The Producer Alpha Estate | Amyndeo, Greece

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Alpha Estate is located in Amyndeon, North West Greece. It is the brainchild of two visionaries, second generation vine grower Makis Mavridis and Bordeaux trained wine maker Angelos Iatrides. Angelos is one of the most talented winemakers working...

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