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Red wine 2000 P.D.O. Siteia (O.P.A.P.) / Σητεία dry, Crete / Κρήτη, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 20.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: barrique and large oak barrel
Registration number : #Eco-L.01/262

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 18 May 2010

Appellation in the Lasithi district in the east of the Greek island Crete, which is named after the coastal town of the same name. Sitia is one of the four POP areas the island; to the west of it are the areas in the center Archanes. Dafnes and Peza Archaeological finds have documented a settlement since around 1050 BC. Chr. According to Diogenes Laertios (the "barrel Diogenes" was another), Sitia was the hometown of Myson, one of the Seven Wise Men. It is the center of the region characterized by extensive olive growing. The red wine is made from the autochthonous sorts Liatiko (80%) and...

The red grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Aleatiko, Liatico, Liatis and Stafili Tu Louliou. It is believed that the variety (among many others) is famous for the production Malvasia wines was used by the historic Greek port as early as the 13th century Monemvasia were shipped or exported from. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological or name similarities not to the Italian variety Aleatico, as well as the no longer cultivated Mavrodiates. Mavroliatis and Mayrodiates be confused. According to in 2011 DNA analysis there is one...

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