2012 Turtles Bay Syrah by Ktima Alpha, Vol 14%
Grape Variety: 100% Syrah
Region: Amyndeon / N-W Greece
Did You Know?
Alpha Estate is situated in the "Ampelia" location (meaning vines), in the heart of the Amyndeon region, an area of VQPRD wines in the northern part of Greece.
Bright, deep ruby colour. It has beautiful Syrah fruit silky and ripe.
Rich and intricate bouquet, earthy, dominated by leather and cherry brandy aromas, with peppery and plumy background.
Generous, full bodied, chewy, robust wine with a velvety taste. Vanilla, wood, mocha and toffee hints. Slightly tannic finish with long persistent aromas.
Charcuterie platter (Pastourma, Smoked eel & Greek mountain tea cured duck breast)
Veal escalope, grilled lamb (cutlet, sausage & tongue) grilled chicken,
marinated tomatoes, galotiri, tzatziki
Tigania (home made lamb sausage & sweetbreads, shallots, peppers), sourdough bruschetta
Grilled best end of veal, mavromatika fasolia (black eyed bean, tomatoes & olives salad)
Seared spring lamb, slow oven braised okra & Tinos graviera