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Red wine sweet Orfeas, Thrace / Θράκη, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #EK-L170215

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 February 2019

In the oldest Greek usage (Thrace) was thus the entire Balkan Peninsula without the Greek Peloponnese meant, later only the eastern part south of the Danube, Already from the Greek poet Homer (8th century BC), the Thracian wines were praised and Ulysses defeated the one-eyed Cyclops Polyphem. Today the area is between Bulgaria. Greece (8,500 km²) and the Turkey (23,600 km²) shared. The Greek region of Thráki is located in the northeast of the country, bordering Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. Here will be as in the west adjacent Greek region Macedonia especially red...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (Merle) derived, because these birds like to snack on the very ripe berries. 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 testify to the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlot, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Semillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

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The red grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Mavromoshato, Moschato Mavro, Moschogaltso, Muscat Mavro and Xinogaltso. It is allowed on reason morphological Similarities not with the variety Muscat d'Hamburg be confused. According to 2001 occurred DNA analysis it is a descendant of Muscat Blanc, the second parent is unknown. The late-ripening vine is prone to Botrytis and bunch rot, but resistant to drought, It produces aromatic, alcohol-rich red wines. In 2010 in Greece (mainly Macedonia ) 1,428 hectares of vineyards (Kym Anderson...

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