Loading..

Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.





Single bottle shipping anywhere in the UK for £4.95 (on bottles over £20 excluding magnums)

No products in the cart.

Michelin Star Wine
 Roditis Ligas Blanc Magnum - Buon Vino Natural Wines
Please note: The image may not show the actual vintage available. Please check the product details for the actual vintage.

Roditis Jason Ligas Magnum 2016

Be the first to review this product

Availability: 1 In stock

£43.00

Additional Information

Recommended Michelin Star Wine
One Line Description Roditis Jason Ligas Magnum 2014
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country Greece Greek
Producer Jason Ligas
Vintage 2016
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Xinomavro
Alcohol 12.5% abv
Maturation Solera system of barriques
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Beautiful now but given its new life, this wine should stay the course and develop nicely over the next 10 years
Production Detail Organic, wild yeast, low yields, non interventionist, aged in a solera system
Special Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
-->
Description

Details

Roditis Jason Ligas Organic white wine from Pella, Greece, Natural wine, low sulphur, outstanding flavours, unique wine. 100% Roditis from Ligas, a superb young Greek wine producer making fabulous natural wines in the Pella region. The 100% Roditis wine made from the indigenous grape of the Pella is a wine that intrigues the palate. The variety was highly valued in ancient Greece due its ability to ripen late whilst maintaining its acidity. It was very susceptible to the Phylloxera that swept Europe in the 19th century and its plantings hugely decreased. Many producers now discount the variety and use it for Retsina but in the right hands, it is capable of producing magical wines with a unique character. This natural wine from Roditis has lovely nutty, mango and exotic fruit aromas and flavours with subtle resinous notes and underlying earthiness. This is an amazing wine for washed rind cheese and richer fish and white meat dishes


Since ancient times, the region of Pella in the Peloponnese, situated in northern Greece, was associated with wine making and described as the mother of wine, where vines abound. Jason Ligas took over this small vineyard from his parents and set about turning the normally dull Roditis grape into something very special. By converting to natural farming and reducing the yield he was able to express the terroir and the show the potential of a grape that is normally over cropped and used for cheap jug wine. The soils are loamy, sand with very good drainage and the natural environment is expressed in this stunningly fresh and complex white wine. The Cru wine is in tiny quantity, only 400 bottles of this wine are produced, grab it while you can! The other wines made by the Ligas estate are equally as impressive and offer a different spectrum of flavour to the traditional, well known grape varieties of France, Italy and Spain. Try these wines, they are really something.

Reviews
  1. Be the first to review this product

Add a review

How good is this wine?