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Red wine 2016 P.D.O. Nemea (O.P.A.P.) / Νεμέα dry Agiorgitiko by Gaia, Peloponnese / Πελοπóννησος, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #GW-L313171

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 1 September 2018

Appellation in the two districts of Korinthia and Argolida in the east of the Greek peninsula Peloponnese southwest of the port city of Corinth. Here was already in the antiquity operated at least 2,500 years ago viticulture. The vineyards cover around 2,100 hectares of vineyards in 16 communities and are located at an altitude between 250 and 800 meters. The area is divided into numerous sub-areas, which also have different floors due to the large height difference. The best are the locations between 450 and 650 meters with red, deep soil. Based on the altitude unofficially subdivided into three sub-areas.

Of the POP red wine becomes...

The red variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Aghiorghitico, Aghiorgitiko, Bacouri, Bakouri, Mavro Nemeas, Mavra Broph Mavraki, Mavroudi Nemeas, Mbacoura, Mbakoura, Mpakouri, Mpakouros, Nemeas Mavro and St. George's Vine. The town of Nemea in the eponymous appellation was formerly called Agios Georgis (Saint George), which gave this variety its name. The grape variety name may not be with the similar denomination of origin Agioritikos from the Holy Mountain Athos (Peninsula Chalkidike) be confused. The exact origin is suspected in the areas Argolis and Korinthia in the Peloponnese. However, the parentage is unknown. According to a hypothesis,...

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