Boutari Kretikos dry white 2022


The 2022 Boutari Kretikos is a distinguished dry white wine originating from Crete, Greece. It is noted particularly for its citrus notes including lemon and grapefruit. Critics have awarded this wine 83 points, reflecting its quality and appeal. Boutari Kretikos is crafted from indigenous Vilana grapes, known for setting quality standards in Cretan wines. It exhibits a soft yellow hue and bursts with intense aromas of citrus fruits, pineapple, and grapefruit, leading to a long aromatic finish. The wine has been a significant success outside the borders of Crete, showcasing the potential of local white varieties and the Cretan vineyards. It's characterized by a bright, delicate off-yellow color and an intense aroma of white flowers and fruits like peach, apricot, pineapple, and mango. This wine maintains a very good balance with a mild taste, pleasant acidity, and a long-lasting aftertaste, making it an ideal choice for various occasions. It pairs well with seafood, salads, and poultry dishes served with light white sauces. Recommended to be served at a temperature of 8-10 °C, Boutari Kretikos is an excellent choice for those seeking a balanced and aromatic dry white wine.