Ocean Thrapshathiri, Dafnes, Idaia Winery, 2017

16.5pts, Jancis Robinson
Idaia is a family company based in Crete, specialising in producing wines from indigenous grapes, which reflect a true sense of place. The Ocean is made using 100% Thrapshathiri, an indigenous variety, grown in vineyards located at an altitude of 400 to 500 metres above sea level in the Dafnes region. The calcium-rich, clayish soil, the very low yielding vines and the distinctive microclimate, which is formed by the cool Aegean summer breeze, combine to create a unique terroir for viticulture and wine production. Stylistically close to a Southern Italian Fiano but with its own unique oceanic flavours, less boozy and very drinkable. To be enjoyed while young and vibrant. 16.5pts, Jancis Robinson
Ocean Thrapshathiri, Dafnes, Idaia Winery, 2017
Ocean Thrapshathiri, Dafnes, Idaia Winery, 2017
Tasting Notes

A glistening pale lemon-green, this has light aromas of preserved lemons, minerals, fresh foliage and seawater. A fresh palate with greengage fruit, citrus, good weight and lovely lemon acidity on the finish.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin Greece
Region Crete
Grape Thrapshathiri
Vintage 2017
Producer Idaia Winery
ABV 12.5%
Style Medium-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Cork
Serving Suggestion Sere Chilled
Food Pairing BBQ, Cheese, Fish, Shellfish
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