Christopher Deas, Italian Wine Merchants: "For me personally, there are few wines transport and capture the Mediterranean Sea and sundrenched fruit and put it in the glass like Sigalas. The thoroughbred of Greek wine returns with yet another worthy follow-up. Sigalas's basic Assyrtiko is intoxicating on the nose with its signature notes of citrus, minerality, herbs, and seaside salinity that are just hint at what is to follow. On the palate, this is a ripe and concentrated expression that is most tongue-staining, just echoing throughout and finding focus for a lingering finish. There is abundance of nuances — gobs of sundrenched fruit, green apples, lemon, lime, grapefruit, prickly spice, white pepper, fennel, green herbs, straw, and huge underlying salinity and chalkiness. With it's balancing, and needed acidity and minerality, there is tremendous body that gains texture as it warms up in the glass — an almost peach-juice, glycerin like texture. It is one of those unique wines offe
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