Aivalis Armakas red 6*pk 2019


The Aivalis Winery Armakas is a highly rated and distinct red wine from Nemea, Argolida, in the Peloponnesos region of Greece. This wine, which has garnered an impressive rating of 4.7 based on 154 reviews, is crafted from a blend of Merlot, Agiorgitiko, Shiraz/Syrah, and Malbec grapes. The Armakas is renowned for its bold and daring character, often considered one of the most collectible Greek wines from Nemea. The vintage of the Aivalis Winery Armakas is a testament to Christos Aivalis's ambition to create something unparalleled. The wine does not adhere to strict percentage rules in its blend, combining Syrah, Agiorgitiko, Merlot, and Malbec in a unique composition. The winemaking process involves maturation for 28 months in intensely burnt Radoux barrels. This method contributes to the wine's depth and complexity, resulting in a wine that is neither filtered nor stabilized. The Armakas boasts a solid red, purple color. Tasting notes for the Aivalis Winery Armakas highlight its deep, impenetrable red color and complex aromas of ripe black fruits, nuts, tobacco, and spicy spices. It has a very rich and solid taste, marked by dense flavors of black fruit. The wine also features a high level of tannins, balanced with high acidity and alcohol content, culminating in a long, spicy aftertaste. This description underscores the wine's richness and complexity, making it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts and collectors.