The elderly around Amyndeo still call it “Popolka”, the actual name of Xinomavro before the 70’s. A natural, zero-zero light red Xinomavro (traditionally called “Kokkineli”), from its birthplace in the lake terroir of Amyndeo, from the master of the kind, Vasilis Vaimakis.
- Grower: Vaimaki Family
- Vintage: 2020
- Grapes: Xinomavro 100%
- Appellation: PGI Macedonia
- Alcohol: 13.50%
- Bottle: 750ml
- Viticulture: Organic (non-certified)
- Vinification: A natural and organic Xinomavro with only 3 days maceration, with a 5-month elevation in old oak, and zero added sulfites or other additives.
- Notes: A light red Xinomavro, as the moniker “kokkineli” suggests, with a fresher but very intense expression of the variety, leaning more towards strawberry aromas and a less tannic but multi-layered palate.