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White wine 2010 P.D.O. Limnos (O.P.A.P.) / Λήμνος Muscat d'Alexandrie dry Limnia Gi/Λημνια Γη, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 7.50 €
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #Ha305201

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 February 2012

The Greek Volcanic island (also Lemnos or Limnio) with almost 480 km² is in the north Aegean between the peninsula Athos in the northwest and mainland Asia Minor in the east. According to Greek mythology, the limping Hephaestus (Roman Vulcanus), the Greek god of fire and smithy, lived here. The Greek poet Homer (8th century BC) in his work "Iliad" names the island as the source for the wine of the Greek army during the siege of Troy and tells how Hephaestos forged new weapons for the hero Achilles. At the end of the 19th century, the phylloxera the vineyards with autochthonous Vines, a reconstruction mainly...

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