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Red wine 2014 P.G.I. Kreta dry "Symbolo", Crete / Κρήτη, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 28.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Diam
Maturing: new oak barrel
Varieties: Syrah 79%,
Mandilari 17%,
Merlot 4%.
Registration number : #Lyr-L167-17/2014

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 25 March 2020

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 red grape variety comes from France. There are over 80 Synonyms that testify to old age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical perspective, or still used today, are Hermitage, Shiraz ( Australia ), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac ( France ); Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo ( Italy ); Shiraz ( South Africa ); Zizak ( Montenegro ). Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological It must not be...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (merle) because these birds like to snack on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. The name can also be an allusion to the black-blue color of the berries similar to the bird. There are over 60 Synonyms which attest to the worldwide spread. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blauer Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blau, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Sémillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

Merlot - grape and leaf

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