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Vin Doux Naturellement 2005 P.D.O. Santorini (O.P.A.P.) / Σαντορίνη sweet, Vinsanto by Gaia, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: Vin Doux Naturellement
Quantity: 0.5 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #GW-L176162

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 October 2017

The approximately 90 square kilometer Greek island group (also Sandorini or Santorini) is the southernmost of the Cyclades group and lies in the Aegean about 100 kilometers north of Crete, The crescent-shaped main island is called Thira and forms with the two opposite small islands Aspronisi (0.14 km²) and Thirasia (9 km ²) a boiler. The ring-shaped island is from a massive volcano explosion around 1500 BC. Were created, which the Minoan culture (Bronze Age culture of Crete) was destroyed. At the beginning of the 13th to the end of the 16th century the island was strongly influenced by Venice, which developed an important wine culture. At...

The white grape comes from Greece from the island Santorini, Synonyms are Assirtico, Assyrtico, Asurtico, Asyrtico and Asyrtiko. 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 Greek port Monemvasia shipped out or exported. According to the year 2011 DNA analysis exists one Parent-offspring relationship with the two varieties Gaidouria and Platani,

Assyrtiko - grape and leaf

According to a hypothesis, the name points to the origin Assyria (counted in ancient times...

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