Santorini, Greece 2017
Greek wine just ain’t what it used to be. Thankfully. Assyrtiko, however, has been has been the standout grape that has demanded recognition and attention for a long time. Artemis Karamolegos is one of the small number of producers championing this local grape and tending it towards it’s inevitable day in the spotlight. The pride the Karamolegos family feels for being able to share their wines beyond the Greek borders is enormous. For most Americans, this wine is a true education in the definition of ‘minerality,’ an eye opening and mouth watering adventure in texture. For Artemis, it’s as personal as sharing baby photos.