The wines of Thymiopoulos

Xinomavro specialists from Naoussa, Greece

Although the Thymiopoulos family has farmed vine in Naoussa for several generations, it was only as recently as 2004 when they released the first wines under their name. This is when Apostolos Thymiopoulos returned after studying viticulture and enology at the University of Athens. He's doing great things with the local Xinomavro grape variety.

Thymiopoulos Rose de Xinomavro 2014 Macedonia, Greece
Supple, elegant cherry fruit which is seamless and a little bit saline. Very stylish and mineral. Textural with some sweetness to the fruit. 91/100

Thymiopoulos Earth and Sky 2015 Naoussa, Greece
100% Xinomavro. Fresh, supple, elegant style with sweet cherries, plums and some warm spiciness. Ripe and seductive with nice structure, finishing sweet and grippy at the same time. A bit meaty. 90/100

Thymiopoulos Earth and Sky 2013 Naoussa, Greece
100% Xinomavro. Fresh, supple and spicy with nice grainy sweet cherry and plum fruit and a bit of meatiness. Has some sour character, too. Grainy tannins. 89/100

Thymiopoulos Earth and Sky 2011 Naoussa, Greece
100% Xinomavro. Warm, aromatic, sweet spicy berry fruits here with some herbal characters. Spicy, peppery and grippy, with tarry notes and nice mintiness. Meaty, too. Sweet fruit profile. 90/100

GREEK WINE

Sclavos, Cephalonia
Hatzidakis, Santorini
Thymopoulos, Naoussa
Mylonas, Attica
Tetramythos, Pelopponese
Lyrarakis, Crete

Wines tasted 05/17

Article published December 2018

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