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White wine 2010 P.D.O. Paros (O.P.A.P.) / Πάρος dry, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: 8.00 €
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Steel
Variety: Monemvasia.
Registration number : #EM-L02007

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 4 March 2011

The almost 200 km² large Greek island in the Aegean west of Naxos is one of the Cyclades, Already in the antiquity there was a flourishing viniculture here. The Roman author Columella (1st century BC) mentions in his work "De re rustica" an important wine export to Rome, which is via the transshipment point or port Monemvasia on the peninsula Peloponnese took place. On Paros there was never an infestation by the phylloxera, The vines are (as on the neighboring island Santorini ) in an as Kouloura designated system in the form of wreaths to protect the growing...

Greek port city (also Malvasy, Monembasia, Monemvassia) with almost 5,000 inhabitants today. It lies on a rock off the coast of the province of Laconia on the southeast side of the peninsula Peloponnese, Because of its difficult ingestibility, it was considered the "Gibraltar of the East". It owes its name to its location, "moni embasia" means "only access". In an extremely eventful history, it was under the rule of Byzantium, the Franks, again Byzantium, the Ottomans, the Pope, of Venice, then again the Ottomans, again from Venice and finally the Turks, until they finally joined the Greek War of Liberation in 1821 Greece fell. In the late...

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