2016 Thymiopoulos "Young Vines" Xinomavro Naousa

SKU #1383500 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2016 Xinomavro Young Vines is unoaked and comes in at 13.5% alcohol. There were 150,000 bottles produced. This is always a fun bottling, but it does seem to have become a bit more accessible of late, perhaps also a bit truer to the concept of an easy-drinking Xinomavro. On the other hand, it isn't as interesting or as structured. Tasty, fruity, a bit thin but rather filled with flavor, this is a lot closer to a Beaujolais that some earlier versions were. This lacks much intensity of concentration, but it is an easy-to-like summer red. It will be benefit by being drunk young and a little cooler than normal. (MS)  (6/2018)

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