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Agiorgitiko

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      All about agiorgitiko

      Agiorgitiko grape facts

      Native to Greece's Peloponnese region, agiorgitiko is a red grape varietal that grows widely throughout Greece. It's a versatile grape that features in many wine varieties, ranging from light rosé wines to rich and full-bodied red wines. Varietal agiorgitiko wine is common, although this grape is also a preferred blending partner to cabernet sauvignon. Best varieties of this drink come from the high-altitude vineyards in the Nemea region of Greece. The hot Mediterranean climate of Nemea, coupled with low rainfall, provides an ideal thriving ground for agiorgitiko grapes to flourish.

      Flavor profile

      This Greek wine has a deep red color with complex aromas and dark fruit flavors. Raspberry, blackberry and plum are the primary flavors that dominate the palate when you sip this drink. Subtle hints of black pepper and nutmeg follow, giving this fruity red wine a mildly spicy touch. Most varietal wines featuring this red grape as the core ingredient have well-balanced acidity. Some producers blend these grapes with cabernet sauvignon to produce a table wine known as katoi. Full-bodied styles of this wine from Greece's high-altitude vineyards age beautifully, giving it a deep flavor and intense aroma.

      Food pairings

      This dry red wine has subtle hints of spices like pepper, nutmeg and cinnamon, making it a good food pairing option with spicy and flavorful cuisines that use similar spices. It's a great match with Middle Eastern and Indian food. Serve it with hearty meat stews flavored with onions and herbs. Pair this wine with a grilled steak flavored with rosemary and peppercorns for a gourmet dinner. This Greek wine will jazz up your dinner table and enhance the flavor of robust meaty dishes.

      Beyond conventional red wines, there are many novel varieties that feature delectable flavors and exotic scents. Grab a bottle of this Greek wine by searching for Drizly in your city and look for liquor stores on Drizly near you.