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Ousyra Serifiotiko

This grape is so rare, it's not mentioned as one of the 1,368 wine varieties in 'Wine Grapes' by Jancis Robinson and colleagues! Austere, dumb bouquet, full on concentrated vinous without any distinctive fruity character. Impressively powerful, bone dry, balanced, smooth and almost buttery despite there being no oak ageing. Very clean, and needs to be given time in the glass. Hints of salinity and lemon zest. Incredible what happens on inhospitable sandy vineyards so close to the sea. Impressive!
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Type: Dry White
Varietal Composition: 100% Serifiotiko
Region: Cyclades, Syros, Aegean Islands, Greece
Vinification: Harvested September 1st, Annual production 4,500 bottles, Soil is sand, granite, limestone & schist. Ageing potential 1-2 years.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans

OuSyra, Syros, Aegean Islands

OuSyra Winery was founded by Edward and his wife Eileen, in Chroussa, a small village on the south of Syros. They started with just two wines, a white from local Serifiotiko and rosé from Fokiano, using native Naxos grapes. The 2018 vintage was vinified for the first time in their privately owned winery and they have received great reviews ever since. Their wines are distinguished by their aromatic character, freshness, and structure. The winery is still family-run on Syros, creating terroir-driven wines from rare indigenous Cycladic varieties.

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