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Vin Santo 2009 P.D.O. Santorini (O.P.A.P.) / Σαντορίνη sweet, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: Vin Santo
Quantity: 0.5 l
Alcohol content : 9%
Price: 25.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Varieties: Assyrtiko,
Aidani.
Registration number : #351946

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 18 October 2018

The roughly 90 square kilometer Greek archipelago (also Sandorini or Santorini) is the southernmost of the Cyclades group and lies in the Aegean around 100 kilometers north of Crete, The crescent-shaped main island is called Thira and forms a cauldron with the two opposite small islands Aspronisi (0.14 km²) and Thirasia (9 km²). The ring-shaped island is from a huge volcanic explosion around 1500 BC. Chr., Whereby the Minoan culture (Bronze Age culture of Crete) was destroyed. From the beginning of the 13th to the end of the 16th century, the island was heavily influenced by Venice, which developed an important viticulture culture. At...

The white grape variety comes from Greece from the island Santorini, Synonyms are Assirtico, Assyrtico, Asurtico, Asyrtico and Asyrtiko. It is believed that the variety (among many others) is famous for the production Malvasia wines was used by the Greek port as early as the 13th century Monemvasia were shipped or exported from. According to in 2011 DNA analysis there is one Parent-offspring relationship with the two varieties Gaidouria and Platani,

Assyrtiko - grape and leaf

According to a hypothesis, the name indicates the origin Assyria (counted in antiquity...

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