Domaine Papagiannakos Retsina 2017 (Greece) Rated 92W&S
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Vassilis Papagiannakos takes a light hand with his Retsina, choosing a base of clean, fresh savatiano and adding only a small amount of fresh pine resin. The result is a wine with lemon-pulp juiciness and the fresh scent of a pine forest after a rain. It feels buoyant and elegant, with enough complexity and structure to stand up to fish with chermoula sauce.
Wine Tasting Notes
This well-made retsina maintains a beautiful balanced of pine aroma with a strain of lemon citrus. The wine is pale yellow in color, and showcases the rich and unique flavors of this classic Greek wine with a refined style that will satisfy both fans and newcomers of retsina.
Food Pairing: The refreshing profile and traditional pine flavors of the wine make it an ideal accompaniment for Mediterranean hors d'oeuvres, seafood and fried fish.