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2016 LYRARAKIS RED, Domaine Lyrarakis. Crete, Greece
Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
Area: Lyrarakis are in east-central Crete, a little south and east of Heraklion. The vineyards are all at around 500m altitude.
Grape Variety: 75% Syarh, 25% Kotsifali
Producer: Lyrarakis Estate is a family-owned business, started in 1966. It single-handedly 'saved' there indigenous grape varieties (Dafni, Plyto and Melissaki) and specialises in getting the best expression out of them by careful, handling, avoiding over-extraction.
Old Bridge Rating: Juicy and spicy - this is modern Greek red wine at its very best.
12.50 £11.00 per bottle
This wine does not qualify for a further case discount
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.