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Malagousia 2022 – Ktima Gerovassiliou

Fruity & Aromatic

The Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou is a delightful wine exudes complexity and expressiveness. The bouquet reveals a captivating blend of white pear, peach, and zesty lemon, complemented by delicate floral undertones. On the palate, it delights with a refreshing richness and harmony, leaving a mouthwatering, spicy finish. Its flinty and mineral character adds to the overall appeal, making “Malagousia” a truly enjoyable and memorable wine experience. Savor the symphony of flavors and aromas as you explore this exceptional varietal.

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£22.50

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About this wine

  • Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou: A Greek Gem from the Eminent Winery: In the sun-drenched region of Epanomi in northern Greece, nestled between the Thermaic Gulf and Mount Olympus, lies the renowned Ktima Gerovassiliou winery. A sanctuary of winemaking tradition and innovation, this estate has become synonymous with producing exceptional wines that showcase the unique characteristics of the Greek terroir. Among their prized creations, the Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou stands out as a true gem, capturing the essence of the land and the winery’s commitment to excellence.
 
  • The Allure of Malagousia: Malagousia, a Greek grape varietal on the verge of extinction in the 20th century, was single-handedly revived by the visionary Vangelis Gerovassiliou. His passion for preserving indigenous grape varieties led him to rediscover Malagousia in the 1970s, and he recognized its incredible potential. Today, Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou has become an emblem of Greek winemaking and an ambassador for the country’s rich viticultural heritage.
 
  • A Symphony of Aromas: Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou dazzles the senses with its expressive and complex bouquet. The nose is greeted by an enticing fusion of white pear, succulent peach, and vibrant lemon zest, creating an enchanting medley of fruitiness. The aromatic journey is further enhanced by delicate floral hints, adding a touch of elegance and allure to the wine.
 
  • An Enchanting Palate: On the palate, Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou continues to captivate. It delights with a delightful and refreshing character that is rich and harmonious, reflecting the meticulous craftsmanship of the winemakers. The wine’s intriguingly spicy notes infuse the taste experience with a lively zest, leaving the taste buds craving more.
 
  • A Lingering Finish: The journey through the Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou concludes with a mouthwatering finish that tantalizes the senses. Its distinct flinty and mineral character adds depth and complexity, a signature of the wine’s unique terroir. This lingering aftertaste is a testament to the wine’s quality and the artistry of the Gerovassiliou winemaking team.
 
  • The Gerovassiliou Winery: The story of the Gerovassiliou Winery is one of passion, dedication, and love for the land. Founded in 1981 by Vangelis Gerovassiliou, the estate is nestled in the heart of the Epanomi region, an area known for its ancient winemaking traditions dating back to antiquity. With a clear vision and unwavering commitment to quality, Vangelis set out to create wines that reflect the true character of the Greek terroir.
 
  • Preserving Indigenous Grape Varieties: One of the winery’s primary missions is to preserve and promote indigenous Greek grape varieties. Alongside the revival of Malagousia, Gerovassiliou has championed other local gems such as Limnio and Mavroudi. By nurturing these unique grape varietals, the winery showcases the richness and diversity of Greek viticulture.
 
  • A Harmonious Blend of Tradition and Innovation: At Ktima Gerovassiliou, tradition and innovation harmoniously coexist. The winemaking process adheres to time-honored techniques, with great emphasis on hand-harvesting and gentle handling of the grapes. Simultaneously, modern winemaking practices and state-of-the-art technology are embraced to elevate the wines to their fullest potential.
 
  • The Magic of the Terroir: The Gerovassiliou estate’s location plays a pivotal role in the quality and character of their wines. The vineyards benefit from the proximity to the Thermaic Gulf, which moderates the climate and allows for gradual ripening of the grapes. The region’s limestone-rich soils add a distinctive minerality to the wines, enhancing their complexity and uniqueness.
 
  • Award-Winning Excellence: The dedication to quality and respect for tradition have earned Ktima Gerovassiliou international acclaim and numerous prestigious awards. Their wines are celebrated for their exceptional balance, finesse, and ability to age gracefully, making them sought-after treasures among wine enthusiasts and collectors worldwide.
 
  • A Place of Inspiration: Beyond its winemaking prowess, Ktima Gerovassiliou is a place of inspiration and cultural enrichment. The estate hosts an impressive Wine Museum that showcases the rich history of winemaking in the region. Visitors can explore a vast collection of winemaking tools, ancient artifacts, and art, all celebrating the artistry of wine.
 
  • In conclusion: Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou stands as a testament to the passion and dedication of the Gerovassiliou Winery and its commitment to preserving Greece’s viticultural heritage. This captivating wine entices with its expressive aromas, delights with its harmonious palate, and leaves a lasting impression with its flinty, mineral finish. Each sip embodies the essence of the Greek terroir and the winery’s unwavering pursuit of excellence. For wine enthusiasts seeking an extraordinary experience, Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou is a must-try gem from the heart of Greece.

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