Popolka Kokkineli 2020

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A light red (or dark rose) Greek Xinomavro with 3 days of maceration, a five-month elevage in ancient oak, and no added sulfites or other additions. A super fresh but highly strong expression of the variety, minimal tannins but complex in taste!

 

Fresh with tons of strawberry.

ABV:

  • 13.5%

Vintage:

  • 2020

Type:

  • Red

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Pairings

Heavier Fish, Picnic Food, Seafood

Varietal

Xinomavro

Funky Scale

Middle of the Road

Region

Amyndeo, Greece

The Producer

About Vaimaki

‚ÄúVaimaki Family‚ÄĚ is the urban winemaking project of oenologist Vasilis Vaimakis. An oenologist with vast winemaking experience, Vaimakis is also one of the first oenologists of Greece who explored the limits of natural vinification of Greek grapes with zero sulfites. Although Eklektikon‚Äôs portfolio is centered around growers, Vaimaki Family is the only exception to the rule, in order to represent the first Greek vintages of no-added-sulfite wines, under the iconic and ever-changing label ‚ÄúMater Natura‚ÄĚ. The Vaimakis family started working with wine production in the late 19th century. Vasilis Vaimakis wanted to revive the family winemaking tradition back in the 70‚Äôs, as a young oenologist, and started working for the Co-Op of Zitsa and Amyndeo, where he led both to unexpected commercial success. In the 90‚Äôs, having gained immense experience, he completed his PhD with a focus on the oxidation of white wines and ways to address that. He started experimenting with zero-sulfite wines in order to communicate the terroir of promising Greek grapes, and launched the Mater Natura line in 2009. Mater Natura is a series of unique numbers, reflecting unique vinifications that never repeat themselves. - Eklektikon