Estate Argyros

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Founded in 1903, the Argyros Estate is located on the island of Santorini, famed for its spiraling vines and white washed churches. In 1950, the Argyros vineyards were passed down to the founder’s son, who tripled the estate from 5 to 15 acres. Yiannis Argyros, the third-generation owner of the estate who took over in 1974, began looking beyond the local market for his wines.


 

Location of Vineyard

The inorganic soil of the island of Santorini is naturally immune to Phylloxera and many other vineyard pests, reducing the need for synthetic herbicides & pesticides. Estate Argyros practices sustainable viticulture, using composted grape must as fertilizer, and plowing the vineyards with mules.

The estate vineyards are located primarily in Episkopi and Pyrgos, which are prime locations for Assyrtiko. The ungrafted vines range in age from 30 to over 150 years, and are trained into basket-shaped bowls, a traditional technique called "kouloura". 

Winemaking Philosophy

Today, Matthew Argyros, the fourth generation of family winemakers, continues his father's legacy by making legendary wines from Assyrtiko and other indigenous Santorinian varietals, using traditional techniques.

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Aidani

Aidani

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Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Atlantis Red

Mandilaria & Mandilaria-based Blends

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Atlantis Rosé

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Atlantis White

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Cuvee Monsignori

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Estate Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Mavrotragano

Mavrotragano & Mavrotragano-based Blends

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Santorini Argyros Assyrtiko

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Vinsanto Argyros Aged 12 Years

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Vinsanto Argyros Aged 20 Years

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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Vinsanto Argyros Aged 4 Years

Assyrtiko & Assyrtiko-based Blends

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