Skouras 2022 Wild Ferment Assyrtiko (Peloponnese) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Skouras 2022 Wild Ferment Assyrtiko (Peloponnese)

Rating
90
Price
$18
Winery
Variety
Wine Type
Alcohol
13.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
3/1/2024
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There's the faintest whiff of white flowers on the otherwise citrus-driven nose of this racy Assyrtiko from Domaine Skouras, a 1986 winery in an almost comically picturesque corner of Greece's Peloponnese. Fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged for four months on its lees, the wine has pleasantly balanced lemon and grapefruit flavors plus a touch of viscosity on the medium-bodied palate. Drink now with light, bright foods and snacks, or serve as an aperitif and regret absolutely nothing. Emily Saladino

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*Products deemed unacceptable (receving a rating below 80 points) are not reviewed.

98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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