This LCBO Find drops us in Peloponnese, Greece.
Quick Facts About the Peloponnese Wine Region
The Peloponnese peninsula in Greece boasts a captivating wine-growing region that
harmoniously blends history, terroir, and craftsmanship. Nestled between picturesque landscapes and ancient ruins, Peloponnese's vineyards flourish under the Mediterranean sun, benefiting from a diverse range of microclimates. Indigenous grape varieties like Agiorgitiko and Moschofilero thrive here, producing wines that encapsulate the essence of the land.
About Domaine Skouras
Domaine Skouras was formed in 1986 by George Skouras. The domaine is located in the Northeastern Peloponnese, in Argolida, just a few kilometres from Argos. The winery owns several vineyards in the Peloponnese, including one in Nimea, a Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.) in the region. Domaine Skouras prides itself on its work with native grapes in the area and minimalistic approach to making wine.
About Skouras Cuvée Prestige Agiorgitiko/Moschofilero Rosé 2022
This rosé is a perfect summer patio accompaniment. It can be enjoyed with food or paired solely with conversation.
On the nose, the dominant notes are cherry, strawberry, raspberry, pear, and rose petals. The palate opens up to a mineral driven wine. The red berries persist on the palate and are met with vegetal notes of white asparagus. It has a long finish that brings out white pepper notes to add a level of complexity.
Finally, the Skouras Cuvée is a blend of 70% Agiorgitiko and 30% Moscofilero.
Skouras Cuvée Prestige Agiorgitiko/Moschofilero Rosé 2022 can be found at the LCBO for $15.95 in vintages.