Limnio Variety

June 28, 2018

Chateau Porto Carras 2008 wins “Outstanding Gold 93+” award at IWSC 2018!

Château Porto Carras 2008, the latest vintage of the flagship wine of Domaine Porto Carras in Chalkidiki, won the coveted Outstanding Gold 93+ award at the […]
December 5, 2017

2 exciting new releases from Domaine Hatzimichalis!

Domaine Hatzimichalis in Atalanti, Central Greece, has unveiled its latest two wines that feature new varietal blends as well as distinctive white bottles. The 2 new […]
September 17, 2017

Harvest 2017: Tsantali vineyards in Mount Athos

Harvest has started at some of Greece’s most beautiful vineyards, the ones in “holy” Mount Athos, owned by Tsantali. The harvest of both white and red […]
February 21, 2017
Golden Oldies Carras 81

Golden Oldies: Chateau Carras 1981 – Domaine Porto Carras

At an age of almost 36 years, the evolution of this wine is phenomenal! We’re told by the winery that 1981 was a cool year, ripening was gradual and uneventful and harvest took place in early September.
February 9, 2017
Agioritiko ABATON Gold Selection 2012

Agioritiko ABATON Gold Selection 2012 – Tsantali

This is an impressive red wine from one of the “holiest” wine-making zones in Greece, if not the world. The blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with native Limnio is a very successful one, resulting in balance, aromatic depth and a long and delightful aftertaste.
February 8, 2017

Avaton 2013 – Ktima Gerovassiliou

A pioneer wine in more ways than one, as it gained a loyal following in Greece and abroad while introducing us to three (then) commercially obscure native grape varieties. It is a consistently well-made wine, boasting aromatic complexity, depth, and the prefect balance between firm structure and finesse.
January 24, 2017

Limneon 2014, Domaine Porto Carras

“LimNeon” is a wordplay that aims to show that this is the grape Limnio, with a twist. Indeed, this wine is exactly what it promises on the (back) label: “Modern wine making of the oldest recorded Greek grape variety”.
January 18, 2017

Chateau Le Grand Blanc 2015, Domaine Porto Carras

The definition of a “big” white wine, by the Porto Carras team. Blanc de noir Limnio is added to the successful duo of Assyrtiko and Malagousia, to create a wine that matures on fine lees in new French oak barriques for 9 months.