When it comes to wine, many people aren’t familiar with the Greek way of doing things. Although the Greeks were some of the earliest producers of wine, modern Greek wines have only been introduced to the rest of the world relatively recently.
Here at Legacy in a Glass, we have always been fans of Greek wine and the pure quality that pours out of every bottle. If you’re new to Greek wines, here are some of the top varietals you should know:
Each varietal varies in body and taste, offering something different depending on the type you gravitate towards. To help make it easier to choose the right wine for you, here are a few of our favorite Greek wines from one of our favorite wineries, Monemvasia Winery!
Akra Minoa (Monemvasia Winery)
If you love dry white wine, you’ll enjoy Akra Minoa from Monemvasia Winery. Akra Minoa is a dry white wine with distinguished fruity flavors and aromas. Simply delicious! Akra Minoa is available in limited quantities at select Fine Wine & Good Spirits locations. Click here to shop online or to find a location near you.
Assyrtiko (Monemvasia Winery)
Also from Monemvasia Winery is a delicious Assyrtiko, a bold and unique wine with flavors of citrusy zest and some minerality. This Assyrtiko definitely makes a statement! Like the Akra Minoa, this Assyrtiko is available at select Fine Wine & Good Spirits locations.
Kydonitsa (Monemvasia Winery)
Monemvasia Winery’s Kydonitsa is a white wine that can definitely hold its own. With aromas and flavors of quince, apple geranium, citrus and passion fruit, this Kydonitsa is a fresh, youthful wine that still packs a punch in each sip. It is also available at select Fine Wine & Good Spirits locations!