Greece is well known for its exceptional wine varieties since ancient times. For more than 4.000 years, wine is an essential part of the Greeks daily regime whether it’s for an every day meal or the grandest occasion, as they know well its nutritional value and exquisite taste.More than 300 native grape varieties grow in Greece, some of which have been cultivated here for thousand of years. This is what makes the Greek wine so unique, receiving worldwide recognition and international awards.Pure drops wine experts have selected an excellent product range of Greek wines from the most important P.G.I. areas for you to enjoy.
Agiorgitiko from Nemea - Dry Red
Agiorgitiko Red, is a wine which matures for 6 months in French oak barrels The grapes are handpicked from vineyards of the Corinthian region hills. The wines of Nemea well deserves the name “Hercules Blood” that was given from the local growers to attribute the qualities of this full bodied, deep red wine to the mythological hero.
Characteristics: Agiorgitiko Red, is a well-balanced dry wine, with deep ruby color, intense aroma of ripe plums, cherries and chocolate, velvety tannins and a spicy aftertaste.
Serving Suggestions: Served ideally with Mediterranean cuisine, red meat, grills, pasta and cheese varieties.
Enjoy at 14-15 °C. Vol. 13.5%.
Moschofilero from Mantinia - Dry White
Moschofilero is a fine grape variety, grown up in the mountains of Peloponnese. The grapes ripen slowly reaching perfect maturation, fully developing the distinctive flavors and aromas. Harvest usually takes place in the beginning of October. Grapes are handpicked and transported in small baskets.
Characteristics: Moschofilero is a well-balanced dry white wine with a distinctive intense aroma of lemon, melon and rose petals, which ideally accompanies fish, shellfish, seafood pasta, sushi, poultry and white meat dishes
Serve and enjoy at 9-10o C. Vol. 12%.
Agiorgitiko from Nemea - Dry Rose
Produced from the finest grapes of Agiorgitiko variety. These are cultivated in Nemea’s region hills. Harsh winters and cool summer nights allow slow ripening of grapes, retaining acidity and full aromatic potential.
Characteristics: This is a well-balanced fruity rose with a cherry-red color and intense aroma of strawberry, cherry, sweet spices and milk-chocolate.
Serving Suggestions Can be served with red mullet, grilled lamb chops and Mediterranean vegetable dishes or as aperitif.
Enjoy at 10-11 °C. Vol. 13%.