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Artemis Karamolegos Terra Nera Whitetext

Artemis Karamolegos Terra Nera White 2020

Aegean Islands - Santorini, The Islands, GreeceArtemis Karamolegos is one of the most dynamic wineries on the unique island of Santorini. Led by his grandfather, who started making wine and cultivating vines as a hobby in the 1950s, Artemis founded the winery in 2004. They own just over 3ha of vineyards (some over 100 years old) across Pyrgos, Megalorchori, Exo Gonia, Akrotiri and Fira, and have long term contracts to farm another 5 hectares. This 'entry level' Assyrtiko comes from relatively young vines, averaging only 50 years, from lower altitude vineyards. It was fermented and aged in stainless, on lees, for 6 months. White blossoms, crystalline lemon, verbena, and lemongrass stream across a tight, saline palate, with crunchy green apple acidity and ample fresh marine acidity. A friendly charmer, ready for spring salads or shellfish.Tasted: 15 November 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Producer: Artemis KaramolegosDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Grape: Assyrtiko