Domaine Gavalas
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White wine 2015 P.G.I. Crete dry Orimos/ΩΡΙΜΟΣ, Crete / Κρήτη, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: Up to 13.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #Gav-L358.15.16

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 March 2018

The largest island with 8,335 km² Greece (Grch. Kriti) in the length of 260 and the width of 60 kilometers lies in front of the south exit of the Aegean Sea, From west to east, Crete is crossed by a mountain range up to 3000 meters high. There are fertile valleys between the mountains. It was the center of Cretan-Mycenaean culture in the ancient world, came in 67 BC. BC in Roman possession and was then under Eastern Roman, Arab, Venetian and Ottoman rule. It was only in 1913 that the island came to Greece. It is believed that the first cultivated vineyards in the Mediterranean were on Crete, but it is certainly one of the oldest viticulture cultures. Near...

The white grape variety comes from Crete - Greece, Synonyms are Abidano, Abidiano, Abudiano, Avidiano and Bidiano. According to 2009 DNA analysis it is closely related to the varieties also found on the island Thrapsathiri and vilana, The early to medium-ripening vine is moderately resistant to the wrong people, but is susceptible to real ones mildew, It produces alcohol-rich white wines with fresh acidity and aromas of limes, apricots and tropical fruits. The almost extinct variety was reactivated by some producers through new plantings. No inventory was recorded in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).


The white grape variety comes from Crete - Greece, Synonyms are Belana and Velana. It is believed that the variety (among many others) is famous for the production Malvasia wines was used by the historic port as early as the 13th century Monemvasia were shipped or exported from. According to in 2007 DNA analysis it is closely related to the varieties Aitonychi Mavro (Piperionos) and Vidiano, The parentage is unknown. The late ripening, productive vine is susceptible to fungal diseases, It produces spicy, acidic, well-structured white wines with aromas of green apples and lemons....

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