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An experimental blend of red Xynomavro and white Roditis, so no vintage date or appellation given. But experimental in another way, which the fantasy …

[Signed by Haridimos Hatzidakis in 2016, about 6 months before he killed himself] This is, self-evidently, Hatzidakis’ Mavrotragano, which is a rare, red Santorini …

I am preparing for a masterclass tasting later in the year. This will include the great, Assyrtiko-based white wines of Santorini. Looking for an …

This was the first Hatzidakis wine that I found, courtesy of Waitrose. This one appears to be a pure Assyrtiko – which is unusual …

As I was finishing my Greek wine book, I started looking around for Greek wines, and quickly found 3 in 2 weeks, from the …

I was invited by Wines of Crete, a non-profit organisation formed by Cretan wineries less than 10 years ago, to spend 3 days exploring …

Even garnet colour. Cherry and maybe prune aromas, with smoky oak overtones. Quite harmonious. On the palate, a bit thin and acidic, but nevertheless …

One for comedy value from Greece. Although in fact was entirely drinkable with an interesting mix of flavours. A little unbalanced by somewhat high …