Lagara Red is a multiple-time gold medal winner from the organic vineyards of Vourvoukeli Estate. A process of oak barrel aging, and blending with Pamidi grapes from stainless steel tanks, creates a rich and full character wine with the smooth dryness of a Merlot.
Variety: 50% Merlot, 30% Syrah, 20% Pamidi
Similar To: Merlot
Tastes Like: This dry red has powerful aromas of wild cherry and almond, and subtle notes of smoke. A rich mouthfeel exhibits flavors of red and black fruits, spices, and vanilla, and its 12-month aging in oak barrels gives it a long finish.
Pairs With: Hard and aged yellow cheeses, red meat, pasta with red sauce, BBQ sauce, au gratin vegetables, and spicy food.
PGI Avdira: This wine is produced in the Protected Geographical Indication area of Avdira, a fishing village situated in the district of Xanthi in Thrace. It has a long tradition of winegrowing and winemaking and is the most active winegrowing area of Thrace today.
The winery: Wines of Greece offers many wines from this innovative vineyard, Vourvoukeli Estate.