Wine Guide

Monemvasia Asproudi White

$28.34

“Monemvasia Winery takes its name from a commanding 300m-high rock that rises from the sea just off the south-east coast of Peloponnese. A natural fortress, the rock is connected to shore by a single bridge, hence its name which means ‘only entrance’. The Monemvasia grape is also said to take its name from here, as is, confusingly, Malvasia (the italian name for Monemvasia).

The winery was founded in 1997 by George Tsimpidis , with one clear objective – the revival of the sweet Malvasia wine style at the place of its birth. it is said that production of Monemvasia-Malvasia began here before the 13th century and it went on to become one of the most sought-after wines for more than five centuries until its popularity gradually waned.

The vines are grown in a climate that allows the grapes to ripen with ease, while the composition of the soil means the grapes are blessed with good natural acidity. Strong breezes keep the vineyard healthy, which minimises the need for chemical intervention.” – Decanter Magazine

This white wine is made from grapes handpicked by Yorgos Tsimbidis from old vineyards in the wider area of Monemvasia. Medium yellow-green color, it has fine aromas of yellow flowers, citrus fruits, and pear. Full bodied with high acidity, it has a fruity and dry finish.

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