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2016 Alpha Estate A Rosé

Ohai. Summertime means it’s rosé time. This one’s by Alpha Estate and I do love what those humans do over in Greece! Strawberries, rose hips, and raspberries on the nose. Nectarines and strawberries on the palate with a hint of rhubarb and blood orange. Mineral finish. Nice zingy acidity.

4/5 bones

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Xinomavro

13% abv

Florina, GREECE

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2014 Alpha Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Feeling pretty cool with my Greek Sauvignon Blanc! This wine was definitely tight when I first opened it. Not as grassy as other SauvBlancs but VERY vegetal - like STRAIGHT UP veggies, friends! Initial notes of asparagus, broccoli, even cauliflower on the nose, which turned to lemon squeezed over veggies, passionfruit, and kiwi as the wine opened. Much the same on the palate with nice acidity and balance. Pretty interesting and different stuff for a SauvBlanc!

4/5 bones

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Sauvignon Blanc

13% abv

Amyndaio, GREECE