Greek Wines | Naoussa Red Dry, 2010, Boutari

Naoussa Red Dry, 2010, Boutari
PRICE: 44 lei

One of the top flags of Boutari winery, a wine with history and constant quality. In the list of the most appreciated wines in Greece, from Xinomavro, with all the characteristics of the variety and an excellent appreciation by international wine critics like Mark Squires (partner of Robert Parker) who gave a rate for this wine of 90/100 points and Wine Spectator Magazine, which includes Naoussa in the list of the Top 100 wines in the world for 2013.

Type: Red, dry

Quality category: PDO Naoussa

Variety: 100% Xinomavro

Characteristics: Typical, classic wine of Naoussa. Deep red colour with an intense personality. It produces a rich bouquet of ripe red fruit, blackberry and plum, together with sun-dried tomato and the aromas derived from ageing, cinnamon and wood. A rich body, good balance and structure, soft tannins in its finish.

The first Greek red bottled VQPRD wine to enter the Greek market, constituting a landmark for red wines in Greece. For 6 generations, it has been enjoyed by consumers, introducing young people to the experience of red wine and rewarding its loyal friends with its consistent, timeless quality.

Winery: Boutari Naousa Winery

Region: Naoussa

Vinification: Classic red vinification

Length and Type of Ageing: 12 months in oak barrels

Ageing Potential: 12-15 years

Alcohol: 13% vol.

Food Pairing: Best served with red meat dishes, pork with sundried tomatoes, pasta with red sauces and with yellow cheeses. Served at 16-18°C.


2013   Wine Spectator Top 100 – in the list of the Top 100 Wines in the world, with a score of 90/100 points

2013   Wine Advocate Scores, 2009 - 90 Points           

2013   Wine & Spirits - August 2013, 2009 - 88/100 & Best Buy

2013   Wine Advocate - May 2013, 2009 - 90/100      

2012   "Wine Advocate ""Robert Parker Scores"" February 2012", 2008 - 91/100 Points          

2009   International Wine Competition - Thessaloniki Greece, 2006 - Silver      

2006   Oinothiki, 2003 - Distinction 1rst In Class       

2003   International Wine Competition - Thessaloniki Greece, 2000 - Silver      

2003   International Wine Competition - Thessaloniki Greece, 1990 - Silver       

2002   International Wine Challenge, 2000 - Distinction     

2001   Japan International Wine Challenge, 1999 - Silver     

1995    Challenge International Du Vin - Blaye Bourg, 1993 - Silver           

1995    Intervin International Award For Wine Achievement - Silver         

1993    International Wine & Spirit Competition, 1990 - Silver         

1993    The World Wine Championships & The Beverage Testing Institute, 1990 - Silver          

1991    Challenge International Du Vin - Blaye Bourg, 1981 - Silver

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