Wines from Volcan/Koutsoyannopoulos Winery
Dry white, PDO Santorini
Vinification: Classic white wine vinification. Grape must is collected by natural flow method with no pressure applied.
Tasting Notes: Elegant with citrus aromas and hints of smokiness from the volcanic soil. Full-bodied with great structure and a long lasting mineral aftertaste.
Food pairing: Serve at 10-12oC, with seafood, white meats and salads.
2011 Koutsoyiannopoulous Santorini Assyrtiko
Sweet White, PDO Santorini
Grapes: Assyrtiko, Aidani
Vinification: Grapes are picked and then sundried for 14 days. Aged for 2 years in oak barrels and then for many more years in the bottle.
Tasting Notes: Intense aromas of coffee, caramel, dried fruit, jam, raisins and dried nuts. Sweet, but balanced on the palate with the characteristic acidity of Assyrtiko.
Food Pairings: Serve at 8˚C, by itself or with desserts of nuts and chocolates, on top of ice cream or during the day with fruit.
About the Winery:
Volcan Wines, founded in 1880
Grigoris and Dimitris Koutsoyannopoulos, has become known for its
in support of the ancient winemaking and cultural traditions of this
volcanic island. The winery is now being lead by George, the 4th
generation of Koutsoyannopoulos winemakers, who has continued the
commitment to developing the huge potential of the island’s unique
varieties, including Assyrtiko, Aidani, Mavrotragano, Mavrathiro and
Mandilaria. The winery also features an impressive underground museum
recreates the winemaking traditions of generations past.
Vothonas, Santorini 84700
Ph: +30 22860 31322
Frederick Wildman & Sons
307 East 53rd Street
New York NY 10022
Tel. 718 8648166