Agiorgitiko (I-your-yee’-tee-ko)

Country: Greece

Color: Red

What is the Agiorgitiko wine grape and what do you pair it with?

 Slow Roasted Lamb, Calamari, Grilled Chicken, Sauteed Mushrooms, Angel Hair Pasta with Cream Sauce, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, White Truffle Risotto with Freshly Grated Parmesan

 Ancient legends boast of this varietal to be the ‘Blood of Hercules’ and broods a lion heart attitude in tannin and boldness. With a lingering aroma of molten ash yet the strength in the flavor of succulent blackberries and spicy plums, this wine refuses to be marred as a myth and still lives long.