White

N.V. Hermes Retsina Wine Traditional Appellation

White Blend

  • Greece
  • Peloponnisos
  • Mantinia
Drink between 2013 - 2014 (Edit)
CT81.1 13 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Tyler Cassidy wrote: 70 points

    April 29, 2021 - My first retsina. No real taste to it except the subtle pine taste. Fail.

  • iByron Likes this wine: 86 points

    August 12, 2020 - Bright pale straw. Nose is kinda shy, but then asserts with a bit of Viognier-like “stank” over yellow, non-tropical fruit. Palate is medium light with an earthy, lemony core and a dirty, woodsy finish. That plus the medium acidity makes for a wine that definitely calls out for complex food flavors. My dolmades seemed made for this. Not as frightening as I’d been led to believe, but this was called a “modern interpretation” of Retsina in the notes so there’s that. A wine to accompany those wildly complex Greek and Mediterranean flavors. Olives, grape leaves, tzatziki, dates, feta, and the like — taken together — will find a simpatico companion here. Pair with old Greek men. Drink now.

  • amenges Does not like this wine: 82 points

    March 22, 2020 - I wasn’t sure what to expect in a retsina but know I know. Very unique with the Aleppo pine tree sap added. This wine isn’t for me. However it was better on its own than paired with food.

  • Neecies Does not like this wine: 80 points

    April 21, 2019 - What FIFISODA said. Tastes like dirt. Last place of four retsinas.

  • xScottx wrote:

    March 30, 2018 - Like a pine air freshener.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White
  • Producer Hermes
  • Varietal White Blend
  • Designation Retsina Wine Traditional Appellation
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Greece
  • Region Peloponnisos
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Mantinia
  • UPC Code 811611018076

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  • In Cellars 17 (21%)
  • Consumed 63 (79%)

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