Naoussa, Macedonia

Thymiopoulos Vineyards

Jeunes Vignes de Xinomavro 2018

If black strawberries were a thing that existed, this wine would smell like them. The fruit is somehow light and brooding at the same time. Strawberry, raspberry, black cherry, cranberry, rhubarb, and pomegranate fruit; balsamic, rose, violet, black pepper, black tea, clay pot, and tar notes. Structured but very well-integrated tannins. Sort of Nebbiolo-like in both texture and flavor. Lovely! — 2 days ago

Emmett Dzieza
with Emmett
Josh, Mike and 3 others liked this

Artisans Vignerons de Naoussa

Naoussa Xinomavro 2017

Matté
9.1

Plenty or earthy spice, ink, sour cherry, dried herbs, dried blueberry, damp violets, wet peat and prune (though not in a dried out fruit kind of way). There a mineral component too, like cinders or coal but in a very pleasant way.
Palate has a lovely balance and refreshing acidity that keeps everything fresh, stewed but sleep black and blue berry fruits, touch of palms violet and that black and sour cherry and prune fruit coming on the finish.
— a month ago

Keith, Daniel P. and 1 other liked this

Alpha Estate

Turtles Vineyard Syrah 2015

I kinda liked this one. Very Luxardo cherry on the nose... The palate offers this along with herbal, tobacco, beef jerky, and dry kirsch... Though we enjoyed this one at a Greek restaurant paired with lamb, I can't help but think about what other foods this might pair with... When we see Greek wine, we always think Greek food, but here I don't know if that's the obvious choice. I thought BBQ, but here I might even suggest turkey dinner may be a nice pairing. — 23 days ago

Anita Beishuizen
with Anita
marlon liked this

Kir-Yianni Estate

Ramnista Naoussa Xinomavro 2016

Cathy Corison
9.0

Cherry juice aromas. Medium body. Pushy tannic. Time in the bottle will be kind. — 6 days ago

Eric, Hermes and 14 others liked this

Argatia Winery

Naoussa Xinomavro 2005

Light body but full of spicy flavor ans slight tannins. Great wine for $18 — 20 hours ago

Erik liked this

Alpha Estate

Hedgehog Vineyard Xinomavro 2015

Unexpectedly good: a bit of acidity, some must, Overall inoffensive, yet not uninteresting. — 23 days ago

Byron, leon and 3 others liked this

Kamara Pure

Nimbus Ritinitis Retsina Tradional Red Blend

Хвоя, мед, смола, перец. Во вкусе соль. Цветы в аромате. Непривычная насыщенная фанки бутылка — 24 days ago

Dalamara Winery

Aghechoros Xinomavro Merlot 2015

Vintage 2015 | what a difference a year makes! A year ago some sharp and disturbing edges, and now: lovely wine with nice expressions of spices and flint, great balance and looking forward to another glass. | Paired with a schnitzel and mixed vegetable stew from the oven. — 23 days ago

Eric, Dick and 14 others liked this

Tikveš

Special Selection Vranec 2017

Black cherry, raspberry, subtle black pepper and tea leaves. Interesting rec from Mark at BGarden $15 or so, wine from Macedonia — 6 days ago

Kamara Pure

Nimbus Albus Dry Assyrtiko Malagousia 2019

Excellent minerality. Crisp. Some salinity — 20 days ago