Xinomavro Stafylus, Chatzivaritis, Goumenissa 2013
According to an Ancient Greek myth, the humble shepherd Staphylus was intrigued by a giddy goat in his herd that consistently lingered behind the rest. Determined to discover the source of her pleasure, Staphylus spied her eating from a vine, discovering the grape and all its potential, and so his very name means “grape” in Greek.
MADE WITH ORGANIC GRAPES
The vivid Greek grape Xinomavro (literally “acid-black”) gives acidity and
Staphylus red 2009 (Xinomavro-Cabernet Sauvignon 2009) has won a Commended MEDAL in the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards.