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Portfolio 2008

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Table of Contents

Company Introduction Guide to Greek Grape Varieties & Pronunciation Key Map of Greece Product List by Area 3 4-5 6 7

Wines

Argyros Winery Cavino Winery Emery Winery GAI'A Wines Gavalas Winery Gentilini Winery Domaine Harlaftis Domaine Hatzimichalis Mercouri Estate Pavlidis Estate Domaine Porto Carras Cooperative of Samos Cooperative of Sitia Domaine Spiropoulos Thimiopoulos Vineyards Domaine Vassiliou Keo LTD (Cyprus) 8 9-10 10-11 12-13 14 14 15-16 16-19 20 21 21-22 22-24 24-26 26-27 27 27-29 29-30

Beer

Alpha Beer, Marathon Beer, Genesis Beer, Keo Beer 31-32

Ouzo

EVA Mitilini, Mitilini Giokarinis, Samos Katsaros, Tirnavos Thomopoulos/Sans Rival, Piraeus Thraki Ouzo 7, Thrace 33 33 33 33 33

Brandy

Thomopoulos/Sans Rival, Piraeus Keo LTD (Cyprus) 34 34

Traditional Spirits

Tsipouro, Tsikoudia & Mastikha 35

Water, Olive Oil & Vinegar

Ioli Water Sitia Extra Virgin Olive Oil Mercouri Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil GAI'A 5 Year aged vinegar 36 37 37 37

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Company Introduction

Athenee Importers, founded in 1974 by Anthony and Giota Englisis, is one of the largest importers from Greece and Cyprus into the United States of wine, spirits, beers and water. The Athenee portfolio is currently represented in over 30 states throughout the country. We believe that the future of Greek wines lies in the hands of small producers. They possess the passion and drive to produce wines of exceptional quality and unique character. In almost two decades, the Greek wine industry has undergone radical change. In the late 1970's and 80's, the Greek wine industry was controlled by the large wineries that were geared towards making wine for the masses. As a result, very little attention was paid to quality and the reputation of Greek wines were tarnished. Upon Greece's admission in to the European Union (EU), funding was allocated to rebuilding Greece's wineries and vineyards. A combination of private and EU funds has resulted in a silent yet dramatic overhaul in the modern Greek wine market. Today, the majority of winemakers are Greek in origin and have trained at the finest Universities throughout the world, including UC Davis. A prime example can be seen in the picture to your right. Domain Spiropoulos' winery is state of the art and boasts carefully trained and pruned vineyards. It is one of the few wineries that is certified to grow grapes organically for its wines as well. To the right is a picture of the Gentilini Winery, from Cephalonia. In 1997, the Englisis' daughter, Andrea, joined the Athenee team. Her passion and love for wine can be seen in the Athenee Importers company website and in the pursuit of introducing Greek wines into the mainstream market. Ms. Englisis returns to Greece each year at harvest to lend a hand and to learn more about the art of winemaking. Her focus within the company is to educate sales staffs and make Greek wines more approachable in the US market. In 2007, Ms. Englisis received her Diploma in Wine Studies from the WSET. Ms. Englisis is the only person within the Greek wine community to obtain such a prestigious degree. In the summer of 1999, Mr. Anthony Englisis passed away while on vacation in Greece. Since that time, the mother and daughter team has further strengthened Athenee Importers and are confidently leading the company to greater heights in the new millennium. Their focus on boutique wineries that produce quality wines at reasonable prices is their first and foremost goal. They believe that the wines excellent values and approachability will be the leading force behind the success of Greek wines in the United States. Athenee Importers currently represents over twenty wineries, distilleries and breweries from Greece and Cyprus . Our goal is to continue expanding our portfolio while maintaining our policy of representing wineries that are not willing to sacrifice quality for quantity. With this mindset, Athenee Importers believes that it will remain one of the strongest importers for products from Southern Europe for decades to come.

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Guide to Greek Grape Varieties

White Grape Varieties

Assyrtiko (Ah-seer-tee-ko): One of Greece's finest grapes. Assyrtiko is the main grape in the Santorini appellation. This grape variety is unique because it flourishes in the extremely poor, phylloxera-free volcanic soil of Santorini. Assyrtiko is able to achieve ripeness while maintaining high acidity in a hot growing climate. In Santorini, wines have a subtle bouquet of honeysuckle and citrus on the nose with intense minerality and acidity on the palate. Assyrtiko also grows on the mainland, but with different results. Assyrtiko wines from other parts of Greece exhibit more floral notes as well as breadth on the palate. Wines made from Assyrtiko have excellent staying power and make excellent accompaniments to fish dishes and cuisines that are otherwise hard to pair with wine, such as Indian and Sushi. Athiri (A-th-ee-ri): Planted throughout Southern Greece, the Cyclades and Dodecanese Islands. Athiri vines are vigorous and productive. Wines made from this grape can be high in alcohol but low in acidity. When grown at higher altitudes, the wines give an elegant minerality and floral notes. The grapes characteristics include a melon aroma and a creamy texture on the palate. Athiri is often used to round out the severe and angular characteristics of Assyrtiko. On the island of Rhodes, it is used to make the appellation white wine. Malagouzia: An extremely aromatic and rich grape variety that is planted in Northern Greece in areas such as Macedonia and Thessaly. Malagouzia is harvested in early August in order to preserve the intense aromatic qualities of the variety. Wines made from this grape variety possess a unique aromatic bouquet that is filled with peach, pear and citrus aromas, yet are typically low in acidity (around 11.5%). Malagouzia is enjoying a renaissance and an increase in popularity as more well made wines are entering the marketplace. Muscat Blanc: One of the oldest and finest varieties in the Muscat family. It is grown throughout Greece and is used mainly for the production of world-class dessert wines, such as in the appellation of Samos. The grapes have a long maturity period and are harvested in mid to late September. Muscat Blanc produces dry wines as well that have a lower acidity than their sweet counterparts, but both enjoy complex aromas of rose petals, fruit and bergamot flavors. Robola: A grape variety that is predominantly planted on the Ionian islands of Cephalonia and Zakynthos. Robola prefers dry and rocky soils that are somewhat mountainous and limestone in composition. In order to maintain acidity and alcohol, the grape is picked in mid-August to early September. Wines produced from the Robola grape are aromatic with delicate citrus and mineral aromas. Acidity is balanced and crisp and medium bodied. Robola-based wines are approachable to many palates. Savatiano: Greece's most widely planted grape variety that is found throughout most of central Greece. It is a high yielding variety that is naturally low in acidity but when cultivated in cooler climates on infertile soil has excellent aromatics and acidity. When made as a single variety wine, Savatiano is an excellent accompaniment to foods because it is easy to drink and not overly complex. This grape is usually blended with Roditis, which has good acidity, to make a wine that is easy to drink but with better structure. Savatiano is also one of the two permitted grape varieties for the production of Retsina.

Pink Skinned Grape Varieties

Moschofilero (Mo-sko-fee-le-ro): A pink-skinned grape that produces dry and aromatic white wines that have moderate acidity, In excellent years, Moschofilero has the ability to produce wines with alcohol levels of 12.5%. Wines produced from this grape are aromatic with a delicate, perfumed bouquet with balanced acidity. Moschofilero-based wines are very approachable and can accompany many different types of food and can be served as an aperitif. Moschofilero also produces an aromatic and delicate rose as well as a sparkling wine.

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Guide to Greek Grape Varieties

Pink Skinned Varieties (Continued)

Roditis: The grape is widely planted throughout Southern and Central Greece. Roditis is a pink skinned variety that is presently made into a dry white wine. Since the vine is vigorous, care must be taken to decrease yields, otherwise the resulting wine lacks aromatic qualities . When grown at an altitude above 450 meters, the resulting wines posses ripe melon flavors and an intense structure on the palate It is commonly used as a blending agent with Savatiano or Moschofilero to increase a wine's acidity level.

Red Grape Varieties

Amoryano (A-more-yah-no): A rare, red grape grown in the Aegean islands and Crete. It is also called Mandilaria and Kountoura Mavri. Brisk intense aromas with a spicy and dark warm red color characterize the reds. Agiorgitiko (Ai-your-yee-tee-ko): One of the most important Greek red varieties in terms of international recognition and palatability. The grape as seen as "polydynamic"-meaning that it has the ability to produce a wide variety of wines. Wines range from rose to Beaujolais-styled to with aging potential. Agiorgitiko is at its best when planted on hillsides at a high elevation with high vine density. Characteristics typical of this grape include black berry and black cherry aromas on the nose as well as an appealing earthiness, good tannins and medium to full body. Limnio: An ancient variety originally from the island of Limnos. Limnio vines are commonly found throughout Northern Greece. The grape thrives in poor dry rocky soils and harvested in mid-to late September. Limnio wines are known for their high alcohol content and light to medium body. On the nose, sage, laurel and pepper are present. Wines made exclusively from Limnio are rare. It is very common to see Cabernet Sauvignon blended into the wine in order to increase body and add complexity. It is also common to see smaller amounts of Limnio blended into other varieties in order to add complexity to the wines. Mandilaria: One of the most deeply colored varieties in Greece. Its birthplace is the Aegean, but is increasingly being planted elsewhere in Greece to add color to red wines. Mandilaria is low in acidity, light in the palate and lacks intense aromas and flavors. It produces the red wines of the Cyclade islands and is also known as Amoryano. Mavrodaphne: A grape cultivated in the Northern Peloponnese, specifically around the area of Patras. The Patras appellation calls for a sweet wine that is made solely from the Mavrodaphne grape. When vinified dry, Mavrodaphne is blended into wines made with Cabernet Sauvignon or Agiorgitiko to add aromatics and texture on the palate. Refusco: Although this is an Italian grape variety, Refusco has been brought to Greece and is the main component in the Mercouri Estate's red wine. This grape is grown at the winery's estate in Ilias, in the Western Peloponnese. Refusco makes wines with lively acidity, ruby red color and medium body. These wines can last upwards of ten years during exceptional vintages. However, it is quite common to blend in up to 15% dry Mavrodaphne to add character and complexity to the overall wine. Xinomavro (Zi-no-mav-ro): The dominant grape variety of Northern Greece, Xinomavro is the grape of Naoussa. Xinomavro ripens in late September to early October. The vines are sensitive to drought and susceptible to oidium. The name "Xinomavro" refers to its high acidity and color. This variety is capable of producing wines in a variety of styles. Xinomavro thrives on hillside vineyards where the soil composition is a mixture of sand, loam and limestone. Oak aging is essential to Xinomavro wines, as it softens them and makes them more drinkable. Typically, wines made from Xinomavro after at their best at least five years after they are bottled.

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Map of Greece

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Product List by Area

Wineries

Greece Islands

Aegean Sea Argyros Estate, Santorini Emery, Rhodes GAI'A Wines, Santorini Gavalas Winery, Santorini Samos Cooperative, Samos Ionian Sea Gentilini Winery, Cephalonia Mediterranean Sea Sitia Cooperative, Crete

Distilleries

Greece Islands

Aegean Sea Giokarinis Ouzo, Samos EVA Mitilini, Mitilini Mainland Katsaros Distillery, Tirnavos Thomopoulos & Sons, Athens Thraki Ouzo 7, Thrace

Cyprus

Keo LTD, Limassol

Mainland

Peloponnese Cavino SA, Egion GAI'A Wines, Nemea Mercouri Estate, Ancient Olympia Nemeion Estate, Nemea Domaine Spiropoulos, Mantinia Attica Estate Harlaftis, Stamata Estate Hatzimichalis, Atalanti Valley Domaine Vassiliou, Koropi Macedonia Domain Porto Carras, Cotes de Meliton Ktima Pavlidis, Drama Naoussa Thimiopoulos Vineyards, Naoussa

Breweries

Greece

Athenian Brewery SA, Athens Hellenic Microbrewery, Attica

Cyprus

Keo LTD.

Water

Greece

Ioli Natural Spring Water, Mount Iti

Olive Oil

Greece Crete

Cooperative of Sitia

Peloponnese

Mercouri Estate, Ancient Olympia

Cyprus

Keo LTD, Limassol

Vinegar

Santorini

GAI'A Assyrtiko 5 year aged vinegar

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Wine

Atlantis White

An approachable and easy drinking white wine from Assyrtiko with a small amount of Athiri. Pale yellow in color with aromas of citrus, mineral and lemon. Light to medium bodied with crisp acidity and a medium length finish. Pairs well with light appetizers or alone as an aperitif. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Santorini Type: White Dry Wine Grape: Assyrtiko, Athiri Bottle Size: 750ml

Argyros

Atlantis Red

An intensely colored red wine from the Mandilaria grape. Aromas of green olive, earth and subtle red fruit are present on the nose. On the palate, it is light to medium bodied with balanced acidity and alcohol with a medium finish. This wine is at its best when drunk in its youth to enjoy its freshness. Pairs well with various appetizers as well as, fish, poultry and white meats. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Santorini Type: Red Wine Grape: Mandilaria Bottle Size: 750ml

Argyros

Assyrtiko Argyros

A vibrant and lively white wine from Assyrtiko. Pale yellow in color with medium intense aromas of citrus, white flowers and mineral. Medium bodied with crisp acidity and a long finish with flavors consistent to the nose. This wine is made from entirely stainless steel fermented Assyrtiko to accentuate its freshness. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Santorini Type: White Wine Grape: Assyrtiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Argyros

Estate Argyros

Argyros

The winery's flagship wine. Made from a blend of 80% stainless steel fermented Assyrtiko and 20% French oak fermented Assyrtiko, this wine is pale golden in color with complex aromas and flavors or citrus, floral notes along with subtle notes of vanilla, spice and oak. Medium to full bodied with flavors consistent to the nose and high but balanced acidity and alcohol. Pairs well with seafood and all white meats. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Santorini Type: White Wine Grape: Assyrtiko Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

DEUS Mavrodaphne

A red sweet appellation wine from the Patras are of the Peloponnese. Ruby red in color with a medium to full body with rich, grapey aromas and flavors. Mavrodaphne is enjoyed as an aperitif and is commonly used as sacramental wine. Cavino has recently changed the package on this wine to a more shapely bottle and a new label. Vintage: NV Appellation: Patras Type: Red Sweet Wine Grape: Mavrodaphne Bottle Size: 750ml

Cavino

Corin White

A crisp, refreshing light to medium bodied white wine made from a blend of local grape varieties. Subtle citrus aromas are detected on the nose and on the palate. This wine is attractively priced and is an excellent option for a house by the glass pour.

Cavino

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Blend of local varieties Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt, 5lt

Corin Red

A red dry wine with a bright ruby color.. It is light bodied with soft tannins, this wine has fresh berry aromas and flavors. Attractively priced and an excellent option for a house by the glass pour. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: Red Wine Grape: A blend of local varieties Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt, 5lt

Cavino

Rose

A light bodied and fruity rose wine made from a blend of local varieties. Easy to drink, this wine has a salmon-pink color with strawberry aromas and flavors. Serve well chilled to accompany light appetizer dishes. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: Rose Wine Grape: A blend of local varieties Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt

Cavino

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Wine

Retsina

An appellation by tradition white wine that is flavored with pine resin. Pale golden in color, this wine is medium bodied with aromas of menthol, eucalyptus and pine. This wine is at its best when served very cold with salty foods. This is the most strongly flavored and traditional style of Retsina in the Athenee portfolio. Vintage: NV Appellation: Appellation by Tradition Type: White Wine Grape: Roditis Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt, 5lt

Cavino

Efreni

Soft golden yellow color. Aromas of wild flowers are delightfully confined in each bottle of Efreni. Sweet taste with rich balance and full tasty structure create a very unique wine presence. Pairs well with cheese plates, rich desserts and fruit plates.

Emery

Vintage: NV Appellation: Rhodes Type: White Sweet Wine Grape: Muscat of Rhodes Bottle Size: 500ml

Emery Cava Red

Deep ruby red core with purple notes. Intense, complex nose with aromas of earth, dried fruit, vanilla and ripe red berry. Full bodied with flavors consistent to the nose. Medium acidity and tannins that soften when the wine is decanted. Medium to long finish. Serve decanted in order to appreciate the wine's full character. Pairs well with hearty meats, stews, game and poultry. Vintage: 2003 Appellation: Regional Wine of the Aegean Type: Red Wine Grape: Amoryano 90%, Merlot 10% Bottle Size: 750ml

Emery

Athiri Mountain Slopes

Emery

Bright golden color with green highlights. Delightful, complex aromas of lemon blossom, pineapple, citrus, banana, pear and white-fleshed peach blend perfectly together, carrying you on a delightful journey. Exciting, clean, fresh, and, fruity, this wine is food friendly with a crisp acidity. This wine is made from single vineyard Athiri grapes, at an elevation of 700 meters above sea level. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Rhodes Type: White Wine Grape: Athiri Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Villare

White with golden hues, soft, vivid fruity aroma with a velvety taste. An easy drinking and appealing wine to many connoisseurs. Medium to full bodied with an exceptional first taste and wonderful balance between alcohol level and acidity creating a vigorous, fruity, food friendly, full, sensuous wine with a round palate and long finish. The grapes for this wine are harvested from two vineyards that lie at an altitude of 400 to 750 meters above sea level. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Rhodes Type: White Wine Grape: Athiri Bottle Size: 750ml

Emery

Grand Prix

A Sparkling wine made in the traditional method from 100% Athiri grapes. Bright gold with light green reflections. Soft but full aroma and peppery taste, enriched by the continuous tiny bubbles. Charming aromas of yeast rise from the aromas of citrus fruits, pears and honey creating an elegant aromatic profile. This sparkling wine transmits a mellow delicacy beautifully combined with a rich fruity taste.

Emery

Vintage: NV Region: Rhodes Type: Sparkling Wine Grape: Athiri Bottle Size: 750ml

Rhodos White

Emery

A light and fruity white wine made from the Athiri grape. Pale yellow in color with citrus and subtle floral aromas. It is light to medium bodied with medium acidity and flavors of pear, melon and citrus. An approachable and easy drinking wine that can be enjoyed on its own as well as with lighter dishes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Rhodes Type: White Wine Grape: Athiri Bottle Size: 750ml

Rhodos Red

A lively and easy drinking red wine from the Amoryano grape grown on the island of Rhodes. Bright ruby in color with aromas of ripe berries and spice. The wine is light to medium bodied with soft tannin, medium acidity and flavors of red berry, spice and subtle tobacco notes. Approachable and versatile. Pairs well with many lighter dishes. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Rhodes Type: Red Wine Grape: Amoryano Bottle Size: 750ml

Emery

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Wine

Anatolikos

A rare appellation Nemea sweet wine. Carefully selected overripe Agiorgitiko grapes are laid on a straw mat in the sun to dry. Once the grapes have reached the desired sugar level, they are gathered and sent to the press where all possible liquid id extracted. The wine is then aged in French oak barrels for five years to further develop and intensify. It is a deep ruby color with intense aromas of caramel, dried black fruit, figs and honey. It is lush, sweet and full bodied. Pairs well with fruit and cheese courses. Vintage: 2000 Appellation: Nemea Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 500ml

GAI'A

GAI'A Estate Red

The winery's flagship wine produced in limited quantities. A full bodied and complex red wine meant to age up to 20 years. Estate grown Agiorgitiko is harvested, crushed. Skin and must remain in contact for two weeks for maximum color extraction. After fermentation, the wine is transferred to new French oak casks for two years of aging. The wine is then bottled unfiltered and left to age an addition six to twelve months prior to release. The result is deep purple in its youth with powerful berry, earth & spice aromas and flavors with a long finish. Vintage: 2004/2005 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt

GAI'A

Agiorgitiko by GAI'A

A medium bodied fruit forward style of Agiorgitiko that is meant to be drunk earlier than the GAI'A Estate. Deep purple in color in its youth, it develops into a deeper ruby color over time. Powerful aromas of spice, black berry, black cherry and plum are found on the nose & palate. This wine has medium firm tannins, medium alcohol and a medium to long finish.

GAI'A

Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Notios Red

A dry and fruity red wine that is fermented and aged in stainless steel. Deep ruby in color with powerful aromas of black berries, strawberries, spice and earth. Soft tannins and medium bodied. The length is medium and is an excellent accompaniment to burgers, pizza, pasta dishes and grilled meat dishes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Peloponnese Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

GAI'A

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Wine

Ritinitis Retsina

A new interpretation of Retsina. Made from the Roditis base wine that is used in Notios White, a small amount of pine resin in then passed through the wine to give it a familiar, yet subtle resinated taste. When served chilled, subtle menthol and eucalyptus aromas are detected. When paired with salty or exotic foods such as curry dishes, the resin flavor disappears. Vintage: NV Appellation: Appellation by Tradition Type: White Wine Grape: Roditis Bottle Size: 750ml

GAI'A

14-18h

A dry, medium bodied rose made from the Agiorgitiko grape. This wine has a deep rose color, due to the 14-18 hour contact of skin to must. Aromas of strawberry, black cherry and plums are present on the nose. The tannins are soft and the acidity is crisp. A very versatile and approachable rose.

GAI'A

Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of the Peloponnese Type: Rose Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Thalassitis

A dry white wine made from the phylloxera-free Assyrtiko vines from Santorini. The vines are severely stressed and grow on volcanic soil in extreme heat, sunlight and with little rainfall. Amazingly, these vines make a wine that has crisp acidity, great minerality and medium intense citrus fruit aromas and flavors. Thalassitis is meant to be paired with food-fatty fish, lamb, rib eye steaks and sushi. Are all excellent choices. Due to its high acidity, this wine will last for years and continue to develop. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Santorini Type: White Wine Grape: Assyrtiko Bottle Size: 750ml

GAI'A

Notios White

An easy to drink white wine made from a blend of Moschofilero and Roditis. Pale straw in color with a fruity nose filled with peach, pear, apricot, melon and citrus. Notios is medium bodied with crisp acidity and a medium finish. A very versatile wine that can easily match a variety of cuisines.

GAI'A

Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of the Peloponnese Type: White Wine Grape: Moschofilero, Roditis Bottle Size: 750ml

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Gavalas Santorini

An aromatic, crisp, medium white wine made exclusively from the Assyrtiko grape on the island of Santorini. Pale yellow in color, this wine has aromas and flavors of subtle floral notes as well as a minerality that is Assyrtiko's trademark on the island of Santorini. This is a less aggressive style of the island's white wine that is approachable to more palettes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Santorini Type: White Wine Grape: Assyrtiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Gavalas

Syrah

A full bodied and bold Syrah made in very limited quantities. After harvest and crushing, the grape must macerates with its skins for up to 10 days for optimal color extraction. Once fermentation is finished, the wine is transferred to new French oak casks where it matures for approximately seven months. Afterwards, it is coarsely fined and then bottled where it undergoes an additional year of bottle aging before release. The resulting wine is deeply colored, bold, fruity and aromatic. It is best drunk 5-10 years after harvest. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Cephalonia Type: Red Wine Grape: Syrah 90% Mavrodaphne 10% Bottle Size: 750ml

Gentilini

Robola

A fresh and vibrant white wine made from the Robola grape indigenous to the island of Cephalonia. Pale yellow in color, the bouquet is aromatic and reminiscent of stone fruit, melon, apricot, pear and peach. It is medium bodied with crisp acidity and flavors consistent to the nose. A very versatile wine that pairs well with many cuisines. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Cephalonia Type: White Wine Grape: Robola Bottle Size: 750ml

Gentilini

Aspro

Gentilini

A unique blend of several grape varieties grown on the island of Cephalonia­ Tsaoussi, Sauvignon Blanc & Robola. The rare Tsaoussi grape gives this wine a honey-melon flavor that is balanced by the crisp acidity of Robola. Sauvignon Blanc rounds out the wine with mineral notes and hints of orange blossoms. All three varieties are fermented separately in stainless steel tanks and blended prior to bottling. Aspro is medium bodied with crisp acidity. This wine pairs well with lighter pasta and fish dishes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Cephalonia Type: White Wine Grape: Tsaoussi, Robola, Moschofilero & Sauvignon Blanc Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Reserve Nemea

A rich and complex red wine that is full bodied with intense black berry and black cherry aromas. Made from the Estate's top quality fruit, the Reserve Nemea is aged in new and year old French casks for 12 months and then is lightly filtered before bottling. The wine then spends an additional one year in the bottle before release. This wine has the ability to age for up to ten years. Vintage: 2003 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Harlaftis

Argilos Nemea

Domaine Harlaftis

Argilos, meaning clay in Greek, is indicative of the clay soil that the Agiorgitiko vine is grown in within the Domain's Nemea vineyards. The soil gives this wine an earthy quality that is evident both on the nose and the palate. This wine is medium bodied with moderate tannins and aromas of earth, tobacco, black berry and black cherry. The finish is medium in length. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml, 375ml

Cabernet Sauvignon

Domaine Harlaftis

Grown in Athens' northern suburb of Stamata, the estate's Cabernet Sauvignon is aged in one and two year old French casks for 8 to 12 months. The wine is then bottled and left to rest for an additional 6 months prior to release. Deep ruby in color with medium body and soft tannin, subtle notes of tobacco, spice and plums are found both on the nose & palate. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Stamata Type: Red Wine Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Harlaftis

Nemea

A light to medium bodied red wine that is a great value. Ruby red in color, this wine has medium intensity aromatics of ripe berry, cherry and earth. The tannins are soft and the has a medium, pleasant finish. This is a very versatile wine that is easy to drink and can accompany many dishes.

Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml, 375ml

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Chardonnay

A medium bodied Chardonnay that is fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in oak for approximately three months prior to bottling. Pale yellow in color, the nose consists of medium intense aromas of peach, pear, apricot and melon. The acidity is balanced and the aromas on the nose are consistent on the palate. An easy drinking wine. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Penteliko Type: White Wine Grape: Chardonnay Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Harlaftis

Athanassiadi White

Domaine Harlaftis

Pale yellow in color with green hints. Medium intense nose with aromas of tropical fruit, peach, pear and citrus. Light to medium bodied, medium acidity with ripe fruit and citrus flavors. Medium length finish. A value-oriented white wine from 100% Savatiano. An easy drinking white wine that is at its best well chilled and can be enjoyed alone or with simple grilled fish and appetizers. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Attica Type: White Wine Grape: Savatiano Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Kapnias Red

A Cabernet Sauvignon that is both fermented and aged for six to eight months in new and one year old French cask. Deep purple in color with consistent color from core to rim, the nose has complex aromas of ripe red fruit, pepper, earth, tobacco & leather. In the mouth, the wine is medium to full-bodied with firm ripe tannins in its youth that develop and soften with time. This is a wine that has the ability to age up to 10 years. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: Red Wine Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Size: 750ml

Merlot

Domaine Hatzimichalis

An elegant and sophisticated red wine that is matured for approximately ten months in new and one year old French oak. When young, the wine has a deep purple color and evolves with age to garnet. The nose is filled with complex aromas of vanilla, sage, cinnamon & plum. It is medium bodied with a velvety texture and a long finish.

Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: Red Wine Grape: Merlot Bottle Size: 750ml

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Domaine Hatzimichalis

Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most established and well known Greek wine in the United States. Although pleasant to drink young, this wine has the ability to age for up to ten years. After fermentation, the wine is transferred to one and two year old French oak casks for maturing for up to eight months. It is medium bodied with complex aromas of red fruit, spice, vanilla, coffee and earth. The tannins are medium firm and the finish is medium to long. Vintage: 204/2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: Red Wine Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Syrah

A subtle, yet elegant Syrah that is bright ruby in color and a nose filled with black cherry, green pepper, spice, white pepper and leather. On the palate, it is medium bodied with consistent flavors to the nose and balanced acidity and tannin. This wine is best when drunk within five years of the vintage. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: Red Wine Grape: Syrah Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Cuvee Maison

An intriguing blend of Xinomavro, Syrah and Limnio from the Estate's vineyards. Medium ruby color with garnet tinges. Clean, uplifted somewhat earthy varietal aromas, notes of red fruits, cherries and some discreet spiciness. Fruity, mild flavors, medium bodied in the mouth, fresh finish with good length. Elegant in style. Pairs well with hearty meat dishes, such as stews and casseroles. Vintage: 2004 Appellation: Regional Wine of Opountia Locris Type: Red Wine Grape: Xinomavro, Syrah, Limnio Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Naoussa

An earthy and tannic wine made from 100% Xinomavro. Deep purple in color, the bouquet is filled with aromas of tobacco, spice, plums, black berries and leather. The wine is medium bodied with flavors consistent to the nose. In its youth, this wine will have firm tannins and higher acidity. As it matures and develops, the color will intensify and darken, while the flavors will continue to develop and evolve. The tannin will soften and the acidity will also soften with time. Vintage: 2001 Appellation: Naoussa Type: Red Wine Grape: XInomavro Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Ex-Vinis Nemea

Ex-Vinis Nemea is the replacement for the Kantharos Nemea and signifies the production from Hatzimichalis' newest winery in Thebes (near the original winery). This wine is a deep purple color in its youth and has aromas of wild berries and spicy black cherries. In the mouth, this wine is light to medium bodied with balanced, soft tannins and acidity. It is easy drinking and very approachable and pairs well with simple grilled meats, chicken and tomato based dishes. Vintage: 2001 Appellation: Naoussa Type: Red Wine Grape: Xinomavro Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Fresco

A landmark Beaujolais-style wine from Greece. Made from Syrah and in the same production method as Beaujolais, Fresco is bursting with spice, strawberry, candied fruit and ripe cheery aromas and flavors. It is light bodied with no tannins and medium acidity. It is released in late November in a blue bottle with a label that will change each year. Excellent on its own or with simple dishes to celebrate the harvest. Vintage: 2007/2008 Appellation: Regional Wine of the Atalanti Valley Type: Red Wine Grape: Syrah Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Kapnias White

A powerful and complex Chardonnay made from 100% Chardonnay that is both barrel fermented and aged in medium toast new French oak. Medium gold in color with subtle notes of oak, tropical fruit, mild spice and citrus, this wine medium to full bodied with balanced acidity and flavors consistent to the nose. This wine pairs will with hearty seafood and poultry dishes. Vintage: 2006/2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Chardonnay Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Laas

Made from a blend of Assyrtiko, Athiri and Robola, which all grow in a vineyard plot at 250 meters above sea level. Each grape variety is vinified separately and then blended prior to bottling. Bright, straw-yellow in color. Fresh, with pear and green apple hints and pronounced aromas of lemon peel in the background. The mouth feel is smooth and dry with mineral and citrus accents that create an attractive wine with complex aftertaste. Pairs well with fish, shellfish and poultry dishes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Chardonnay Bottle Size: 750ml

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Domaine Hatzimichalis

Veriki

An innovative new white wine made from a blend of Chardonnay & Robola. Both varieties are fermented separately in stainless steel tanks and then blended prior to bottling. This wine is pale yellow in color with aromas of apricot, apple, mineral and peach. On the palate, it is medium bodied with balanced acidity and flavors consistent to the nose. Can be drunk on its own or with fish and poultry dishes. Vintage: 2006/2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Chardonnay, Robola Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Sauvignon Blanc

A subtle and delicate Sauvignon Blanc that is fermented and aged in stainless steel. The wine is a pale straw color with medium intense aromas of gooseberry, mineral, tropical fruit and green apple. On the palate, it is medium bodied with balanced medium acidity. The flavors are consistent with the nose with a long, pleasant finish. This wine is best when drunk within 3 to 4 years of its vintage in order to enjoy its fresh youthful flavors. Vintage: 2006/2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Sauvignon Blanc Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Chardonnay

A true ambassador of Greek wines to the United States. This wine is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks and is then aged briefly in 2 year old French oak for approximately three months. It is pale yellow in color with complex intense aromas of tropical fruit, toast and citrus. On the palate, it is medium bodied with crisp acidity and medium intense flavors consistent to the nose and a long finish. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Chardonnay Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Hatzimichalis

Domaine White

A very easy drinking white wine made from a blend of several Greek grape varieties. Pale yellow in color with hints of green. On the nose, the wine has subtle fruit aromas as well as notes of citrus, mineral and melon. In the mouth, this wine has crisp acidity and has flavors of citrus and mineral, with a medium body. A very versatile white wine that pairs well with sushi, shellfish and poultry. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Atalanti Type: White Wine Grape: Athiri, Assyrtiko, Robola Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Cava Red

Mercouri Estate

A limited production red wine made from a blend of 85% Refosco and 15% Mavrodaphne. This wine is blended and then aged for 1 year in new French oak and then is bottled, where it ages for another 24 months prior to release. This wine has intense complex aromas of chocolate, caramel, vanilla, violets, tobacco & cinnamon both on the nose and palate. It is full bodied with medium ripe tannins and balanced acidity. The finish is very long. This wine has the ability to age for approximately 10-15 years. Vintage: 2003 Appellation: Regional Wine of Letrinon Type: White Wine Grape: Refosco 85%, Mavrodaphne 15% Bottle Size: 750ml

Antares

Mercouri Estate

A rich and complex blend of the native yet rare Avgoustiatis grape with the spicy and earthy Mourvedre. Intense nose or spice, earth, vanilla and ripe red berries. On the palate, the wine is medium to full boded with ripe tannins and medium, balanced acidity. Flavors are consistent with the nose. Medium length finish. Pairs well with tomato ­based sauces, game meats, red meats, pork & poultry. Antares has the ability to age for 5--10 years. Vintage: 2004/2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Ilias Type: Red Wine Grape: Avgoustiatis, Mourvedre Bottle Size: 750ml

Estate Red

Mercouri Estate

Made from a blend of Refosco Mercouri 85% and 15% dry Mavrodaphne, this wine is deep purple in color in its youth that develops into a deep ruby color with age. On the nose, complex yet subtle aromas of ripe black berry, spice, toast and vanilla are present. On the palate, this wine has a velvety texture, is medium bodied with round, ripe tannin and flavors consistent to the nose. This wine has the ability to age and develop for approximately ten years. Vintage: 2004/2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Ilias Type: Red Wine Grape: Avgoustiatis, Mourvedre Bottle Size: 375ml, 750ml

Foloi White

Mercouri Estate

A light, crisp and refreshing white wine made from a blend of Roditis and Viognier. Grown at high altitudes, the Roditis grape gives crisp acidity, medium body and subtle citrus aromas. In addition, the wine is pale yellow in color with subtle green tints. Foloi can be enjoyed on its own as well as with shellfish, pasta dishes and ceviche.

Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Korakohori Ilias Type: White Wine Grape: Roditis, Viognier Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Thema Red

Made from a blend of Syrah and Agiorgitiko, this wine is deep aged in a mix of new French and American oak for 8-12 months and then in the bottle for approximately six months prior to release. This wine is full bodied with intense aromas of vanilla, chocolate, black berries and spice. In the mouth, it has firm, ripe tannins and flavors consistent to the nose and a long finish. Thema Red is at its best 3-4 years after harvest and can age for up to 10 years. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Drama Type: Red Wine Grape: Syrah, Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Pavlidis Estate

Thema Rose

Pavlidis Estate

An intense and deeply colored rose made from 100% Tempranillo. Deep rose in color with aromas of spice, flowers and ripe berries. Medium bodied with balanced acidity and alcohol and subtle tannins add to the structure of the wine. Serve chilled with Asian foods, seafood, poultry and lighter white meats. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Drama Type: Rose Wine Grape: Tempranillo Bottle Size: 750ml

Thema White

Pavlidis Estate

An aromatic, yet refreshing white wine made from a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Assyrtiko. The nose is filled with classic Sauvignon Blanc aromas of gooseberry, apple and mineral. The color is pale yellow with hints of green. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied with crisp acidity and intense flavors consistent to the nose, but with more minerality from the Sauvignon Blanc. This finish is long and intense. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Drama Type: White Wine Grape: Sauvignon Blanc 60%, Assyrtiko 40% Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Porto Carras

Estate Red

A full bodied, intense and complex red wine made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Limnio. Limnio in this blend gives the wine herbaceous notes on the nose and the palate that is unique to wines from this part of Northern Greece. This wine is fermented in stainless steel and is then aged in new French oak barrels for a period of 12-18 months. Once bottled, this wine is then aged for an additional year prior to release. Vintage: 2002/2003 Appellation: Cotes de Lemiton Type: Red Wine Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Limnio Bottle Size: 750ml

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Domaine Porto Carras

Limnio

A lighter style medium bodied red wine made from 90% Limnio and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is deep ruby in color with aromas of black cherry, vanilla, earth and spice. After alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, the wine is then gently fined and then transferred to one year old French oak casks where it will age for approximately 8 months before bottling. This wine pairs well with simple grilled meats and with heart pasta dishes. Vintage: 2003 Appellation: Cotes de Meliton Type: Red Wine Grape: Limnio Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Porto Carras

Rose

A dry rose made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cinsault. The grapes and skin are left in contact for 18 hours in order to achieve optimal color extraction and aromas. This wine has an intense floral bouquet, is medium bodied with medium, balanced acidity. Carras Rose pairs well with white meats, salads and seafood. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Sithonia Type: Rose Wine Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Porto Carras

Malagouzia

An aromatic and complex white wine made from the low-yielding Malagouzia grape of Northern Greece. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks. Upon completion, the wine is transferred to French oak casks for three months of brief ageing prior to release. This wine is pale yellow in color with aromas of pear, apricot and peach. The wine has medium acidity and is medium bodied. It pairs well with meze and shellfish dishes. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Sithonia Type: White Wine Grape: Malagouzia Bottle Size: 750ml

Cooperative of Samos

Nectar

A full bodied and complex aged dessert wine made from sun-dried Muscat grapes on the island of Samos. After fermentation, the wine is transferred to oak barrels, where it is aged for a period of three years. Once bottled, it is aged for an additional year. The resulting wine is deep reddish brown in color with complex notes of caramel, honey, dried orange, fig and honeysuckle. It is full bodied with crisp acidity and pear well with cheese courses. Vintage: 2000 Appellation: Samos Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

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Cooperative of Samos

Anthemis

A rich and complex dessert wine made from overripe Muscat grapes. After fermentation, the wine is transferred to oak casks for two years of aging. The wine is then bottled and laid to rest for a period of 6-8 months. The wine is a deep copper color with notes of candied orange, honey and caramel. It is full bodied and lush with intense apricot, honey and caramel notes. Pairs well with cheese courses and rich desserts Vintage: 1999 Appellation: Samos Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

Grand Cru

Cooperative of Samos

A medium bodied dessert wine made from grapes grown at higher altitudes on the island of Samos. After fermentation, the wine is aged for a brief time in oak casks and is then bottled, where it ages for approximately three months prior to release. The wine is medium golden yellow in color with delicate aromas of orange, apricot and honey. It is medium bodied with crisp acidity and flavors of honey, caramel and apricots. The finish is long and pleasant. This wine pairs well with fruit, cheeses, nuts and Crème Brule. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Samos Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

Cooperative of Samos

Vin Doux

The classic dessert wine that defined the sweet wine appellation from the island of Samos. Pale yellow in color, it is light to medium bodied with delicate honey, honeysuckle and dried fig aromas and flavors. This wine is an excellent aperitif when served chilled. It can be enjoyed alone or with dessert. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Samos Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

Cooperative of Samos

Samena

A delicate and aromatic white wine made from the Muscat grape. Pale yellow in color, this wine is dry, with aromas of melon, honeysuckle and citrus. It is light to medium bodied with medium acidity and a medium length finish. It is an easy drinking wine that can be drunk both without food or with lighter dishes.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Cooperative of Samos

Golden Samena

An aromatic off-dry white wine made from very ripe Muscat grapes. It is fermented in stainless steel tanks, then filtered and bottled. It is fresh and pleasant with aromas of apricot, pear and peach. It is pale yellow in color and is light bodied with medium, pleasant acidity. This wine is excellent when served very chilled as an aperitif or with light meze dishes. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Muscat Bottle Size: 750ml

Sitia Red

Cooperative of Sitia

A dry red wine from the town of Sitia, located on the north-eastern tip of Crete. Medium ruby in color, this wine has notes of dried berries, black cherries and spice. It is medium bodied with soft, ripe tannins and medium acidity. Flavors consist of ripe berry, spice and toast, with a medium length finish. An easy drinking red that can be drunk on its own or with lighter meat dishes. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Sitia Type: Red Wine Grape: Vilana Bottle Size: 750ml

Topikos Kritikos Red

Cooperative of Sitia

A light to medium bodied red wine with a bright ruby color and medium intense aromas of cherry, berry subtle hints on vanilla. This wine has soft, round tannins and medium acidity. A very approachable and easy to drink red wine that pairs well with simple grilled meat dishes. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Crete Type: Red Wine Grape: Liatiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Sitia White

Cooperative of Sitia

A fruity, light and delicate white wine from Sitia, a town located on the north-eastern tip of Crete. Pale yellow in color, this wine is light bodied with crisp acidity. Aromas and flavors of citrus, tropical fruit and ripe melon are found in this wine. Easy to drink and approachable for all types of wine drinkers.

Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Sitia Type: White Wine Grape: Kotsifali Bottle Size: 750ml

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Topikos Kritikos White

Cooperative of Sitia

Made from the Creta white grape Vilana, this wine is pale yellow in color with hints of green. On the nose, it has aromas of citrus and mineral. It is light to medium bodied with crisp acidity and a medium length finish. Drink this wine chilled and with light appetizer or fish dishes. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Crete Type: White Wine Grape: Vilana Bottle Size: 750ml

Myrto Red

Cooperative of Sitia

Made from a blend of several local Cretan red varieties, this wine is bright ruby in color with aromas and flavors of ripe red cherry, black berry and a hint of spice. Light bodied with soft tannin, this wine is attractively priced for use in by the glass programs.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: Red Wine Grape: A blend of several Cretan varieties Bottle Size: 375ml, 750ml, 1.5lt

Myrto Rose

Cooperative of Sitia

A light bodied and fruity rose with a pale salmon colored core. Aromas and flavors or ripe cherry and strawberries are found on the nose and palate. This wine is dry with medium acidity and a short to medium finish.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: Rose Wine Grape: A blend of several Cretan varieties Bottle Size: 750ml, 1.5lt

Myrto White

Cooperative of Sitia

Pale yellow in color, aromas and flavors consist of citrus, lemon, melon and subtle tropical notes. Refreshing, crisp acidity and light bodied. This wine is an excellent accompaniment when served well chilled to simple appetizer dishes or with grilled fish.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: A blend of several Cretan varieties Bottle Size: 375ml, 750ml, 1.5lt

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Cooperative of Sitia

Myrto Retsina

A lighter style Retsina that is pale yellow in color with subtle hints of menthol, eucalyptus and resin. A traditional wine of Greece, Retsina is at its best when served well chilled with salty and robustly flavored foods, such as Indian cuisines.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Appellation by Tradition Type: Retsina Grape: Roditis Bottle Size: 375ml, 750ml, 1.5lt

Porfyros

Domaine Spiropoulos

A unique red wine made from organically grown Agiorgitiko, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The blended wine is matured in new French oak barrels where it matures for twelve to fourteen months. Once bottle, the wine is then aged for an additional six to eight months before release. The wine is deep purple in its youth, fading to a deep ruby color with age. Complex aromas of vanilla, black berries, cherries and spice, with a medium to full body and round tannins. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Regional Wine of Peloponnese Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Spiropoulos

Red Stag

A fruit-forward, balanced dry red wine from the Agiorgitiko grape. The wine is deep ruby in color with medium intensity aromas of black berry, black cherry, white pepper, vanilla and spice. It is medium bodied with balanced, soft tannins and medium acidity. This wine is very approachable and easy to drink, both on its own or with grilled meats, hearty stews and barbeque. Vintage: 2005 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Spiropoulos

Meliasto

A rose from organically grown Moschofilero and Agiorgitiko. Medium salmon in color, the nose is filled with intense aromas of rosewater, honeysuckle and strawberries. In the mouth, it is very dry with crisp acidity, light bodied and intense flavors consistent to the nose. The finish is long and pleasant. Meliasto is an excellent accompaniment to Asian food as well as risotto and other lighter dishes. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Regional Wine of Peloponnese Type: Rose Wine Grape: Moschofilero 70%, Agiorgitiko 30% Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Domaine Spiropoulos

Mantinia

A delicately floral wine made from organically grown Moschofilero. Due to the pink color of the grape's skin, the wine has a subtle blush hue to it. The nose is intense will aromas of rose petals, ripe melon, pear and peach. It is light bodied with crisp acidity and flavors consistent to the nose. A very easy drinking wine that stands well on its own and pairs well with shellfish, light pasta dishes and raw bar. Vintage: 2007 Appellation: Mantinia Type: White Wine Grape: Moschofilero Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Spiropoulos

Ode Panos

A fresh and easy to drink sparkling wine made from Moschofilero in the Charmat Method. This wine is a pale yellow color with fresh, grapey aromas of pear, melon and citrus. The mousse is frothy and it is made in the Brut style. It is an excellent alternative to Champagne and pairs well with shellfish and as an aperitif. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Sparkling Wine Type: Sparkling White Wine Grape: Moschofilero Bottle Size: 750ml

Thimiopoulos Vineyards

Uranos

The wine is a deep purple-black color in its youth with intense complex vibrant fruit and earth aromas and flavors. Its acidity is medium to high, yet is in balance with its tannins. Uranos is a modern style of Xinomavro that can be drunk and fully enjoyed in its youth be cellared . In the 2008 Wine Guide by Tom Stevenson, Uranos 2005 is ranked in the top five high quality wines of Greece alongside more established wineries from all parts of the world. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Macedonia Type: Red Wine Grape: Xinomavro Bottle Size: 750ml

Hgemon--Nemeion Estate Vintage: NV

Domaine Vassiliou

Hgemon, the mythical god of Ancient Nemea, lends his name to this limited production red Appellation: Table Wine wine. Sparkling Wine Type: Hgemon adds a new dimension to the Domain's portfolio. Deep purple/black in color with powerful concentrated aromas of blackberries, wood, earth and spice. On the palate, Grape: Moschofilero this wine is 750ml Bottle Size:medium to full bodied, medium acidity and medium ripe tannins. The flavors continue from the nose to the palate. The finish is long and smooth. Hgemon has the aging potential of 10 plus years. Vintage: 2004 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

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Wine

Nemeion Estate Reserve Domaine Vassiliou

A limited release elegant red wine from Domaine Vassiliou's new project, Nemeion Estate in Nemea. Fermentation and extraction take place during the course of one month. After fermentation is finished, the wine is transferred to new French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and Vintage: 2001 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Erythros

Domaine Vassiliou

A medium to full bodied dry red wine made from a blend of Agiorgitiko and Cabernet Sauvignon. The varieties are fermented separately in stainless steel tanks. Once fermentation finishes, the wines are blended together and then placed in a mix of new and year old French oak to mature for up to one year. The wine is dark ruby in color with aromas of black berry, coffee, vanilla and spice. It has firm, ripe tannins in its youth and then softens with age. Vintage: 2004 Appellation: Regional Wine of Attica Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40% Bottle Size: 750ml

Nemea

Domaine Vassiliou

A medium bodied dry red wine made from Agiorgitiko. After fermentation, the wine is aged in one year old French oak for a period of six months. The resulting wine is a deep ruby color, with aromas of black cherry, black berry, vanilla and spice both on the nose and on the palate. The tannins are medium and ripe, with medium acidity and a rich texture in the mouth. This wine is easy to drink on its own as well as with simple grilled meats. Vintage: 2004 Appellation: Nemea Type: Red Wine Grape: Agiorgitiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Domaine Vassiliou

Ambelones

A dry and pleasant white wine made from a blend of Savatiano and Roditis. Medium intense aromas of apricots, peach, melon, citrus and tropical notes are found on the nose. It is medium bodied with balanced medium acidity and flavors of pear, apricot, peach, melon and citrus on the palate. The finish is smooth and lingering. Excellent for by the glass programs, and pairs well with appetizers, grilled seafood and light pasta dishes. Vintage: 2006 Appellation: Regional Wine of Koropi Type: White Wine Grape: Savatiano, Roditis Bottle Size: 750ml

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Domaine Vassiliou

Retsina

A soft and modern Retsina made from the Savatiano grape. Pale yellow in color with aromas of menthol and eucalyptus intermingled with pear, melon and peach. Light in body with crisp acidity. Serve well chilled to accompany traditional meze dishes as well as spicy and aromatic cuisines. Vintage: NV Appellation: Appellation by Tradition Type: Retsina Grape: Savatiano Bottle Size: 750ml

Cyprus

Heritage

A unique dry red wine made from the rare Cypriot grape, Maratheftiko. Aromas of dried berry, spice, earth, leather and tobacco fill the nose. In the mouth, it is medium to full bodied with flavors of spice, earth, vanilla and black berries. With age, the tannins soften and become rounder, while allowing the fruit flavors to further develop. The wine is aged for one year in French oak and one year in the bottle. Produced in limited quantities. Vintage: 2001 Appellation: Troodos Mountains Type: Red Wine Grape: Maratheftiko Bottle Size: 750ml

Keo LTD.

Domaine D'Ahera

Keo LTD.

A medium to full bodied red wine filled with aromas of spice, vanilla and toast. Aged in oak for six to eight months, this wine has a firm structure with medium tannins and flavors consistent to the nose. It pairs well with meat dishes, hearty stews and rich pasta dishes.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: Red Wine Grape: Mavro Bottle Size: 750ml

Othello

Keo LTD.

An approachable, easy drinking red wine from the island of Cyprus. Pale ruby in color with aromas of dark cherry, spice and earth, this wine is light to medium bodied with soft, round tannins and medium acidity. The finish is medium in length and smooth. Pairs well with simple grilled meat dishes and is pleasant to drink on its own, without food. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Xinisteri Bottle Size: 750ml

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Cyprus

Thisbe

A medium dry white wine from the Cypriot Xinisteri grape. It is fermented and aged in stainless steel. An intense floral bouquet filled with ripe peach, apricot and melon fills the nose. This wine is medium bodied, medium dry, with balanced acidity. Flavors in the mouth are consistent to those on the nose. A pleasant wine that is an excellent aperitif and pairs well with shellfish and other seafood dishes. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Xinisteri Bottle Size: 750ml

Keo LTD.

Aphrodite

Keo LTD.

A crisp, dry white wine from the Xinisteri grape. Subtle fruit flavors are present on the nose and in the mouth. Light bodied with subtle aromas of citrus, melon and pear. A refreshing white wine that pairs well with light appetizers and simple seafood dishes. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Xinisteri Bottle Size: 750ml

Saint Panteleimon

Keo LTD.

A medium dry fruity white wine from the Xinisteri grape. Pale yellow in color, this wine has subtle ripe melon aromas and flavors. It is light bodied with moderate acidity and a short, pleasant finish. Serve well chilled either alone, with appetizers or dessert. Vintage: NV Appellation: Table Wine Type: White Wine Grape: Xinisteri Bottle Size: 750ml

St. John Commandaria

A rich and intense dessert wine with a history of production back to the Crusades. Sun dried grapes are gently pressed and the free run juice is then fermented in stainless steel tanks until fermentation stops naturally and a significant amount of residual sugar remains. The wine is then put through the solera system of aging for a minimum of two years. The resulting wine has powerful aromas and flavors of caramel, honey, figs, dried apricot and nuts. The acidity is refreshingly high and pairs well with cheese courses, dried fruits and all rich desserts.

Keo LTD.

Vintage: NV Appellation: Commandaria Type: Dessert Wine Grape: Mavro, Xinisteri Bottle Size: 750ml

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Beer

GREECE

Athenian Brewery

Alpha Beer

Greece's newest beer that has rapidly taken the market by storm. Pale golden color with subtle hops and barley notes. Light bodied, crisp and refreshing.

Size: 11.9oz Alcohol Content: 5% Bottles Per Case: 24 Case Configuration: 6-packs (4 to a case)

Athenian Brewery

Marathon Beer

A light bodied pale lager that is lively and refreshing. Smooth taste with a mild hops flavor. Size: 11.9oz Alcohol Content: 5% Bottles Per Case: 24 Case Configuration: 6-packs (4 to a case)

Hellenic Microbrewery

Genesis Weiss

Genesis Weiss is an unfiltered dark brown wheat beer. It impresses with its velvet aftertaste, its discrete slight bitterness, and its special fruity aromas. Serve well chilled with a sliver of lemon to enhance its citrus flavors. Size: 16.09 oz Alcohol Content: 5% Bottles Per Case: 20

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Beer

GREECE

Hellenic Microbrewery

Genesis Lager

Genesis Lager is a blond beer with distinctive bitterness of low intensity. It distinguishes itself for its high degree of fullness and its aroma of malt. Size: 11.9oz Alcohol Content: 5% Bottles Per Case: 24

Hellenic Microbrewery

Genesis Red Ale

Genesis Red Ale impresses with its deep red color and its mature full taste. It distinguishes itself for its fruit aroma as well as its caramel and chocolate sweet afterSize: 11.09 oz Alcohol Content: 5% Bottles Per Case: 24

CYPRUS

Keo Beer

Keo LTD.

A rich and full flavored pilsner from the island of Cyprus. Amber in color with aromas of barley and hops. Refreshing, clean and crisp. This beer is available in both glass bottles and aluminum cans. Size: 11.9 oz Alcohol Content: 4.5% Bottles Per Case: 24 (6-packs) Size: 16 oz Alcohol Content: 4.5% Cans Per Case: 24 (6-packs)

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Ouzo

Mitilini Ouzo

A sweeter style of ouzo from the island of Mitilini, located in the Aegean Sea. Mitilini is famous for its ouzo production. Each bottle is individually gift boxed within the case.

EVA Mitilini

Size: 750ml Bottles Per Case: 12 Alcohol Content: 40%

Giokarinis

A smooth and easy drinking ouzo from the island of Samos, located in the Aegean Sea. Each box is individually gift box in the 1 liter bottle size.

Giokarinis

Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12 Size: 1 liter Bottles per Case: 9

Tirnavou Ouzo

Katsaros

The city of Tirnavos, located in central Greece, is known for its cultivation of grapes since antiquity. The Katsaros family has been producing ouzo in Tirnavos since 1850 and is the oldest spirit producing family in Greece. A dry and flavorful ouzo that is well balanced and can be enjoyed on its own over ice or with light appetizer dishes. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12

Sans Rival Ouzo

Thomopoulos

A dry and powerful ouzo distilled in Piraeus, an area within Athens. In addition to being enjoyed in its drink form, Sans Rival Ouzo can be used in cooking as well. Each bottle comes individually gift boxed within the case. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 48% Bottles per Case: 12

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Ouzo

Ouzo 7

A dry ouzo that is has a distinctive anise aroma and taste. The distillery is located in the city of Komotini in Northern Greece. Each bottle of the 750ml size comes individually gift boxed within the case. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 43% Bottles per Case: 12 Size: 200ml Bottles per Case: 40 Size: 50ml

Thraki

Brandy

Sans Rival Brandy

Greece's oldest brandy distilled near Athens in Piraeus. Smooth and rich in flavor and taste. This brandy is individually gift boxed within the case.

Thomopoulos

Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12

Keo Brandy

A smooth and aromatic brandy from the island of Cyprus.

Keo LTD.

Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12

Five Kings Brandy

Keo LTD.

A premium aged brandy that is packaged in 1 liter crystal decanters. Each bottle comes individually gift boxed.

Size: liter Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12

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Traditional Spirits

Tsipouro

A traditional Greek spirit distilled in central Greece in the city of Tirnavos. This Tsipouro is made from twice distilling grape skins with various botanicals in a copper still. Once the heads and tails are discarded, the heart of the spirit is combined with water and alcohol. The new spirit is then placed in stainless steel tanks for approximately two weeks. It is then lightly filtered before bottling. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 42% Bottles per Case: 12

Katsaros

Tsikoudia

A traditional spirit distilled on the island of Crete. Tsikoudia is a product that is the result of a double distillation primarily of the Liatiko grape in a copper still. The grapes are crushed and de-stemmed. The must is then transferred to a stainless steel tank where fermentation occurs. Once fermentation is complete, the product is then transferred to the copper still where it is twice distilled. After the second distillation, the heart is mixed with water until the alcohol level reaches 40%. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 40% Bottles per Case: 12

Varvaki

Masticha

Thomopoulos

A beverage similar to ouzo. The product is made by distilling pure alcohol with the essential oils of anise and mastic. Mastic is a type of resin from the resin tree that is found only on the island of Chios. The taste of Masticha is lighter and more delicate that ouzo. Size: 750ml Alcohol Content: 36% Bottles per Case: 12

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Water

Greece's premium spring water sourced from Mount Iti. Both sparkling and still water is available in various sizes in both glass and plastic containers. Items available (from left to right): Still Water: Ioli 500ml screw cap plastic, Ioli Sport 500ml plastic, Ioli 1 liter glass, Ioli 1.5 liter plastic. Sparkling Water: Ioli 750ml glass, Ioli 330ml glass.

Still Water Plastic

Size: 500ml (either twist or sport top) Size: 1.5 liter Bottles per Case: 24 Bottles per Case: 12

Glass

Size: 1 liter Bottles per Case: 12

Sparkling Water Glass

Size: 750ml Size: 330ml Bottles per Case: 12 Bottles per Case: 24

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Sitia 0.3

Winner of the International Olive Oil Council's Mario Solinas Award two years in a row, Sitia 0.3 extra virgin olive oil has the lowest acidity and most intense flavor of olive oil available in the market. Deep green in color with intense olive fruit, spice and pepper notes. The intense flavors compliment salad dressings or drizzled on foods as a finisher. This oil comes only in glass bottles.

Sitia

Size: 500ml Size: 750ml

Bottles per Case: 12 Bottles per Case: 12

Sitia BIO Organic

Made from organically certified olive groves, Sitia's BIO Organic olive oil has acidity of 0.5. Slightly milder in flavor, this olive oil retains the vibrant green color with aromas of ripe olive, spice and white pepper. This olive oil has intense flavors and is best when served on grilled fish, chicken, bread and in salad dressings. BIO is sold only in glass bottles.

Sitia

Size: 500ml

Bottles per Case: 12

Sitia 0.7

Sitia

Sitia's multi-purpose olive oil that is mild enough in flavor to be used in both cooking and in salad dressings, etc. Pale olive green in color with subtle notes of fresh olive fruit, pepper and a hint of spice. This oil comes in aluminum tins as well as in glass bottles.

Glass

Size: 500ml Size: 1 liter

Aluminum Tins

Tins per Case: 6 Tins per Case: 4

Bottles per Case: 12 Size: 3 liter Bottles per Case: 12 Size: 5 liter

Mercouri Estate

Mercouri Estate

Nestled in the Western Peloponnese near Ancient Olympia, lies the Mercouri Estate. In addition to producing quality wines, the Estate also produces Extra Virgin Olive Oil form their own olive trees. This olive oil is a deep green-yellow color with intense aromas of pear, sage and oleander. It is robust in flavor and with a lingering finish. Less than 5,000 bottles are produced annually.

Size: 500ml

Bottles per Case: 12

Vinegar

Five Year Aged Vinegar

Made at GAI'A's Santorini winery, the famous Assyrtiko grape has been allowed to mature for five years in oak barrels. Deep reddish-brown in color, the vinegar has aromas of dried fruits and minerals. The acidity is high, but not overly sharp. Milder in flavor and color than Balsamic, this is an excellent alternative when you are looking for a milder flavored vinegar for cooking and salad. This vinegar is produced in limited quantities. Each bottle is individually gift boxed within the case.

GAI'A

Size: 250ml

Bottles per Case: 6

Athenee Importers

PO Box 2039 Hempstead, NY 11550 U.S.A Tel: 516-505-4800 Fax: 516-505-4876 www.atheneeimporters.com [email protected]

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