Lyrarakis Vóila Assyrtiko 2018

Lyrarakis Winery (Crete)

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Lyrarakis Winery is the maker of this Lyrarakis Vóila Assyrtiko 2018 (£96.00), a white wine from the region of Crete from the 2018 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. Drinks&Co users rate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Lyrarakis Vóila Assyrtiko

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Crete (Aegean Islands,Greece)
Winery: Lyrarakis Winery
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Lyrarakis Winery

Lyrarakis Vóila Assyrtiko 2018

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Bright platinum with yellow undertones.
  • Nose: Complex aromas of white fruits mixed with citrus notes which highlights lemon on a light background ginger.
  • Mouth: Its intense fruit load denotes the wonderful ripening of the grapes, and leaves a smooth and crisp feel, and a long finish, with a mineral and chalky memory.

APPELLATION: Crete

VINEYARD: Lyrarakis Wines. This family winery produces wines of high quality and focused on rare local varieties since 1966. The winery is located in the peripheral unit of Heraklio north of the island of Crete in Greece. Its vineyards are nestled in the idyllic landscapes of the plateau of Lassithi.

GRAPES: Assyrtiko (100%)

AGEING: No aging.

PREPARATION: The harvest is manual, the fruits are harvested at optimum ripeness. Once in the hold, the grapes are subjected to a maceration for 16 hours at a temperature of 12 ° C. Finally a slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks is given place, for a period of approximately 15 days.

WINE PAIRING: Ideal to accompany all kinds of seafood, grilled fish and white meats seasoned with lemon.

RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-14 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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Posted on at 12.19

4/5

Lyrarakis Vóila Assyrtiko 2018

Bright platinum colour. Pure floral aromas with ginger spices and delicate notes of ripe citrus. Marvelously ripe grapes have given this wine a crispy and rich mouthfeel with a mineral and chalky character.

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Posted on at 04.41

4 /5

One of the most interesting Assyrtikos outside Santorini from old vines in Sitia and at an altitude approaching 600 metersSingle vineyard expression. Bush, unirrigated vines of low yields.Fruity as well as mineral, with moderate weight and lemony finish.Alcohol at 13.5% with a clean cut bright acidity.Firm wine with solid ageing potential.

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Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Lyrarakis Winery Voila Assyrtiko 2017
Very nice wine focused on minerality and tension, Chablis as style, with a beautiful chalky minerality.
Greece & Grapes
Greece & Grapes

4/5

One of the most interesting Assyrtikos outside Santorini from old vines in Sitia and at an altitude approaching 600 metersSingle vineyard expression. Bush, unirrigated vines of low yields.Fruity as well as mineral, with moderate weight and lemony finish.Alcohol at 13.5% with a clean cut bright acidity.Firm wine with solid ageing potential.
Blanco & Gomez  Wine Merchants INT
Blanco & Gomez Wine Merchants INT

4/5

Very nice wine focused on minerality and tension, Chablis as style, with a beautiful chalky minerality.

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