Spourtiko, a unique Cypriot grape variety, derives its name from the Greek word “Spourto,” meaning to explode or burst. The name captures the essence of this grape, as its defining characteristic lies in its remarkably thin skin. The delicate outer layer of Spourtiko grapes is so fragile that it seems almost poised to burst at the slightest touch.

In the skilled hands of experienced vintners, Spourtiko grapes can yield wines with vibrant acidity, nuanced fruitiness, and a delightful freshness that captivates the palate.

While Spourtiko remains relatively unknown outside Cyprus, its allure among wine enthusiasts continues to grow. As interest in indigenous grape varieties surges worldwide, Spourtiko stands as a testament to the diversity and richness of Cyprus’s viticultural landscape.