Laurenti Wines.
Shopping Cart | Login | My Account | Shipping Info | Contact Us  
3161 Quakerbridge Road    
Mercerville, NJ 08619    
Phone: 609-587-2849    
Fax: 609-890-8603    
Home. Wine Spirits. Beer. Gifts. Fine & Rare. Staff Picks. about Us.
Search Advanced Search
Newsletter Sign-Up.
Facebook Twitter
Current Promotions.

Are you looking for..
A Wine from A Wine made with Italian Spirits Another Type of Spirit A Particular Beer from
Resources.

Estate Argyros Mavrotragano 750ml 2011
Sku: 1914747
Mavrotragano is a rare, but very interesting indigenous red variety of Santorini. Mavrotragano is quickly matured even by the end of August and in the past it was used for sweet wines ...more
3 day lead-time required to confirm availability Why?
Product Rating
Product Information
Country: Greece
Region: Cyclades
Sub-Region: Santorini
Grape Varietal: Other Red
Type: Still wine
Reg. $63.08
On Sale $49.62
Buy Estate Argyros Mavrotragano
27% discount on 6 bottles for $274.98 Buy a case of Estate Argyros Mavrotragano
Bright red color with aromas of gooseberry and cherry. The mouth is round with soft tannins.

OR
Leave a Comment
Mavrotragano is a rare, but very interesting indigenous red variety of Santorini. Mavrotragano is quickly matured even by the end of August and in the past it was used for sweet wines or sometimes for Vinsanto. It is a variety with low performance and it is very sensitive in dry climatological conditions. The grapes are long and fleshy, with bright color, with thick skin and crispy. The fermentation of mavrotragano raises the alcohol of the wine up to 14o-15o vol with a very well balanced acidity.
Food pairing
Red meat and meals spicy or with red sauce

Producer
In 1903 George Argyros, owner of a 5 acres vineyard located in Episkopi Gonia Santorini, founded Estate Argyros in order to turn to advantage the grapes produced by his own vineyard. The winery he constructed was a small plant basically equipped and he made his wines according to the traditional Santorinian way. The produced wines were dry white wine (nihteri), dry red wine (brousko) and vinsanto, sold only in the local market. In 1950, the Estate passed to his son, Matthew Argyros, who expanded the vineyard to 15 acres, without though significant changes in the winery. The person who changed dramatically the image of the winery was the founderís grandson Yiannis Argyros who runs the winery since 1974. Yiannis Argyros not only has increased the family vineyard to 65 acres but he has also rebuilt the winery transforming it into a modern plant aiming to combine tradition with modern technology. Yiannis Argyros is a winelover who works very hard to obtain high quality grapes in order to make superior quality wines. And there are many professionals in the Greek wine market who think of Yiannis Argyros as the best Greek winemaker in dry white wines and dessert wines. His efforts to produce high quality wines have been worldwide acknowledged, as indicates the award by the Wine & Spirits Magazine as one of 100 best wineries in the world for 2005 and 2006.

FedEx Home | Wine | Spirits | Beer | Gifts | Fine & Rare | Staff Picks | About Us | Contact Us
Laurenti Wines is a division of ShopRite Liquors of Hamilton Twp.Shoprite wines & spirits.
 
 
Copyright © 2014 ShopRite Liquors Laurenti Wines