Alpha Estate SMX Red Blend 2015 Front Label
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Alpha Estate SMX Red Blend 2015

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Winemaker Notes

Deep ruby color with purple hints. Powerful, pungent aromas of sweet cherry, candied plum and toasty vanillin oak. Full bodied and deep in dark fruit flavors, with a peppery and strong oak spicy accents background. The solid tannins build through the finish but there is plenty of supporting depth of fruit here, not to mention a bright acid lift on the back that adds energy. A ‘’Vin de Garde’’ with a great future.

Pairs harmoniously with juicy red meats, venison, meat pies and aromatic-piquant cheeses.

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The 2015 Estate S.M.X. is a blend of 60% Syrah and 20% each of Xinomavro and Merlot, aged for 18 months in new French oak. It comes in at 14.1% alcohol. Smooth, sensual and refined, this has a certain understatement this year, but its elegance also makes it irresistible. The Syrah adds its bit of character. The wine adds a little intensity on the finish, too, but the tannins are very ripe. You can drink it right now. The finish lingers far longer than I anticipated, though, and I liked it more as it sat in the glass. Overall, it's a beautiful food wine, with nary a hair out of place.

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Alpha Estate, Greece

Alpha Estate is a winery located in the depths of Amyndeon's finest pastures. Alpha represents the "new beginning", the "birth" of a new era in the world of Greek wine. Makis Mavridis, a third generation skilled grapegrower, and Angelos Iatridis, the winemaker, educated in Bordeaux, trained in France, Italy and Greece and ''good father'' to many international well known Greek wines, planted a 65ha vineyard in the Amyndeon region in the late 1990's.

The creation of a privately owned estate vineyard was an enormous and pioneering investment at the time, which signalled the birth of pilot-structured vinicultural exploitation. Our on-going mission is to make wines that bring out the true characteristics of the region they originate from, wines that can reveal the characteristics of the soil, the climate and the typicity of the grape varieties they are made from.

Contribution of the human factor is indispensable to achieve our final goal, which is the production of grapes of the highest quality potential. The wines produced from such grapes are powerful and complex, displaying an intense fruity flavour and excellent balance. The company devotes a tremendous effort in improving the quality of its wines, through carefully planed investments and research programs, in collaboration with many research institutes. The success of these programs allows the company to evaluate permanently the quality and the character of its wine from one "vintage" to the next.

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