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Red wine 2015 P.G.I. Pieria Dry "Matris", Macedonia / Μακεδονία, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Price: 23.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique used
Registration number : #PI000165/15

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 12 August 2019
Editor note: Tart nose, noticeable high alcohol, nutty and dried herbaceous notes, predominantly black berries, hint of tobacco, peppery, earthy and mineral notes. Firm, tart, dark fruit on the palate, toasted and lighgt smoky notes, more dried herbs and pepper, light acid bite, fairly prominent tannins, good persistence, full bgody and lots of alcohol, but also has cool elements, light mineral notes in the background, some grip, touch of cocoa and coffee in the background, very good finish, but again rather alcoholic.
Best to drink: 2020-2026+

Ancient Macedonia (Macedonia, Macedonia) on the northwestern edge of the Aegean was a kingdom in northern Greece and rose under King Philip II (359-336 BC) to great power. This dominated almost the entire Balkan Peninsula. Macedonia only served his son Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) as the basis for his campaigns. The Macedonian kings were known for their drinking strength and Alexander was allegedly killed during a drinking spree. In 167 BC the empire collapsed and came under Roman rule. With the division of the Roman Empire in 395 the province was defeated to the Byzantine Empire. After an eventful history, the area between Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria in 1913 and between...

The red grape variety comes from Greece. Synonyms are Aghiorghitico, Aghiorgitiko, Bacouri, Bakouri, Mavro Nemeas, Mavrostaphylo Mavraki, Mavroudi Nemeas, Mbacoura, Mbakoura, Mpakouri, Mpakouros, Nemeas Mavro, St. George, St. George vine. The town of Nemea in the appellation of the same name used to be called Agios Georgis (Saint George), which gave the name to this variety. However, the name of the grape variety should not be confused with the similar name of origin Agioritikos from the Holy Mountain Athos (peninsula of Chalkidiki). The exact origin is believed to be in the Argolis and Corinthia regions of the Peloponnese. However, the origin...

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