Boutari Kretikos dry red 2020
The 2020 Boutari Kretikos dry red wine from Crete, Greece. It is noted for its blueberry and red fruit aromas, along with flavors of plum, cherry, and spice on the palate, typical characteristics of wines from this region. It is particularly praised for its red fruit notes, including strawberry and cherry, which are prominent in its flavor profile. This wine is crafted from indigenous Kotsifali and Mandilaria grapes, which contribute to its brilliant ruby color, pleasant aromas of red fruits, smooth tannins, and a lingering finish, setting a high standard for Cretan wines worldwide. Boutari's approach to crafting this wine involves the harmonious blending of Crete's main varieties, leading to a wine that's easy to drink and ideal for daily meals. The vinification process follows typical methods for red wines, resulting in a wine with a vibrant red color and a pleasant aroma of sweet red fruits like cherry and strawberry. The taste is mild with soft tannins, making it approachable and enjoyable for a wide range of wine drinkers. Overall, the 2020 Boutari Kretikos Red embodies the rich winemaking tradition of Crete, offering a delightful experience for those who appreciate well-balanced, fruit-forward red wines.