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2011 Skouras Moscofilero (#90 On Ws Top 100 Wines Of 2012)Moschofilero from Greece

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  • 90 Mark Squires - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 90 Wine Spectator
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"The 2011 MOSCOFILERO was rather tightly wound when I first saw it, needing time to come around. Despite having played with it for awhile, I still didn’t see all this had to offer when I first saw it not long after release. On a recent taste a few months back, it had improved to the point of showing its depth and power, especially when held open for a couple of days when it showed better. It is quite persistent for a Moschofilero (remember, Skouras uses an alternative transliteration). Yet, it was, remarkably, still unevolved, still tight, and not yet fully expressive, showing signs that it could improve significantly. I am thinking that this is a Moscho that actually would benefit from being drunk in the summer of 2013, rather than in the summer following its release. If I am wrong and it goes nowhere else, it is and was a very fine value at this price point. Drink now-2015."

90 Wine Spectator

"A rapierlike white, delivering apple, pear and grapefruit flavors flanked by plenty of mineral and slate notes. Ripe orange accents linger as plenty of spicy hints mark the vibrant, long-lasting finish. Drink now through 2018. 5,000 cases made. -KM"

Product Detail

Item # 66186
Country Greece
Region Greece
Sub-Region Peloponessos
Ratings

90 - Mark Squires - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

90 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2011
Color White
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Moschofilero
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste spice, citrus, melon and white peach
Nose spice, perfume, rose and violet