Flashcards in Greece Deck (10):
What are the 3 WSET L3 Greek PDOs?
Which grape - Naoussa PDO?
Which grape - Namea PDO?
Which grape - Santorini PDO?
What does Xinomavro taste like?
What aromas does it develop with age?
High tannin and acidity, medium colour, lacking fresh fruit aromas.
With age aromas of spice and earth
What does a good example of Agiorgitiko taste like?
Deep ruby colour, high levels of smooth tannin, low~mod acid
Sweet spice and red fruit flavours.
Ages well in oak
What does a good example of Assyrtiko white wine taste like?
Perfumed with concentrated ripe citrus and stone fruit flavours with high acidity
How are vines in Santorini protected from strong winds?
Permanent wood trained into a basket with grapes growing inside
What is Santorini sweet wine called, how is it made and what does it taste like?
Late harvest grapes sun dried up to 14 days
Aged in oak minimum 2 years
Luscious sweetness with high acidity, can develop caramel and nuts