This ancient variety marches to the beat of its own drum, with aromas of spearmint, citrus and sea salt and flavors of mint, dried herb and lemon. Balanced acidity and an overall rounded fruit character means it goes well with a variety of dishes, from grilled sardines to creamy poultry dishes.
Reviews wines from Greece and Cyprus.
Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa joined Wine Enthusiast in 2006, when she moved from Sonoma, California, to Manhattan. Kostrzewa has written and edited wine, food and travel stories for the past 14 years, and oversees all editorial direction of Wine Enthusiast Magazine and WineMag.com, in addition to the tasting programs. Kostrzewa co-edited the Wine Enthusiast Wine & Food Pairings book and has co-authored numerous books on wine and travel in her career. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org