Amphora-aged wines are renowned for their power, heady aromas and flavours, and beautiful expressive qualities. These alluring characteristics are just one part of why these wines have become so highly sought-after in recent years. The other major reason why everyone from sommeliers and wine critics to wine lovers across the world have all fallen in love with amphora wines is the fact that they are incredibly versatile pairings for food. Join us as we take a look.
Wines fermented and aged in amphorae are known for preserving the natural flavours of the grape variety used to make the wine as well as wonderful oxidative dried fruit aromas and flavours. Because these wines are macerated with their skins over a longer period of time, they also have exceptional structure. These wines have robust tannins, bold flavours, and are able to age for many years.