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Papras Oreads Black Muscat 2020 Greece Rosé - 750 ml

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Papras Oreads Black Muscat 2020 Greece Rosé - 750 ml

Regular price $24.00
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About the Wine
Vintage:2020
Producer: Papras
Location:Greece
Appellation: PGI Tyrnavos
Grapes: Black Muscat of Tyrnavos
Ageing: Stainless steel tanks with 14 days of skin contact Alcohol:12%
Tasting Notes
Cloudy peach-golden color, with floral notes of roses mixed with tropical citrus and barley, and a pleasantly aromatic palate of blood orange.

A Glass of Facts

Oreads, named for the nymphs of the mountains, is the rosé wine of the nymph-named trio from Papras Bio Wines, made from Black Muscat of Tyrnavos, which has been planted in Tyrnavos (near Mt. Olympus) for more than one hundred years. Like the Pleiades and Naiads, the organically farmed grapes are fermented with indigenous yeasts, macerated on their skins for ten days, then bottled without fining or filtering and with only a small addition of sulfur (10mg). This year's Oreads is slightly darker in color than last year's, and shows beautiful pink flower, dried rose, and orange blossom aromatics. The palate is dry, crisp, and salty with lots of floral and citrus character: pansies, lilacs, the juice of blood oranges, salted pink grapefruit, and lemon zest. A great expression of this unique aromatic grape, and an instant reminder of spring time.