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Kamara - Retsina (500 ml)
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Kamara - Retsina (500 ml)

 Label: Kamara retsina

Origin: Northern Greece

Region: Slopes of Kamara- Oraiokastro Thessaloniki

Variety: Roditis-Assyrtiko (50-50% blend)

Vintage: 2017

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Retsina is a famous traditional Greek wine enjoyed for at least 3000 years. Even in modern Greece represents the classical ubiquitous style of wine. It can be found on wine list of every greek tavern, even the most sophisticated upper class restaurants.

Tasting notes:

Tender lemon yellow color. Pinewood tones along with citrus fruits, mint and jasmine. Fresh, elegant and salty palate, the decent resin touch with orange and grapefruit builds up an exciting combination. Long aftertaste.

About the Winemaker:

What happens when an entire family is passionate for nature? They abandon city life and move to countryside. This is the story of Kioutsoukis family (Dimitrios, Eleftheria and their children). Dimitrios Kioutsoukis  with his family assistance and inspiration planted 11 hectars of vines (mainly Greek grape varieties: Assyrtiko, Malagousia, Roditis, Xinomavro) in northern Greece near Thessaloniki, an area well known from ancient times for its wines. 

Dimitrios (chemical engineer- UC Davis winemaking) and his daughter Stavroula ( agronomist- oenologist) carrying on the family tradition and passionate about permaculture principles use more than organic  methods in viticulture and winemaking. Their main goal is to give birth to wines versatile, unique that express both their philosophy and the terroir.

Seeking the real taste of  life they created the Kamara pure wines, low intervention wines (natural wines).

All Kamara pure wines are naturally fermented with indigenous yeasts , have no oenological substances added and they are bottled without filtration and no added sulfites