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 (Greek: Kriti) in the length of 260 and the width of 60 kilometers lies before the south exit of the Aegean Sea, From west to east Crete is crossed by a mountain range with up to 3000 meters altitude. Between the mountains there are fertile valleys. It was in ancient times the center of the Cretan-Mycenaean culture, came 67 v. Chr. In Roman possession and was then under Eastern Roman, Arab, Venetian and Ottoman rule. Only in 1913 did the island come to Greece. It is believed that the first cultivated vineyards of the Mediterranean area were located in Crete, but it is certainly one of the oldest wine-growing...

The white grape comes from Crete - Greece, Synonyms are Abidano, Abidiano, Abudiano, Avidiano and Bidiano. According to 2009 were made DNA analysis It is closely related to the varieties also found on the island Thrapsathiri and vilana, The early to middle-ripening vine is moderately resistant to fake but prone to genuine mildew, It produces alcoholic white wines with fresh acidity and lime, apricot and tropical fruit aromas. The nearly extinct variety has been reactivated by some producers through new plantings. In 2010, however, no stock was recorded (Kym Anderson ).

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

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