Mediterra Winery - Creta Olympias S.A.
Winery Wines

Red wine 2009 Kritikos Topikos Oinos/Κρητικός Τοπικός Οίνος dry Vin de Crete, CRETA OLYMPIAS, Crete / Κρήτη, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 3.95 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #COW187992

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 May 2011

The largest island with 8,335 km² Greece (Grch. Kriti) in the length of 260 and the width of 60 kilometers lies in front of the south exit of the Aegean Sea, From west to east, Crete is crossed by a mountain range up to 3000 meters high. There are fertile valleys between the mountains. It was the center of Cretan-Mycenaean culture in the ancient world, came in 67 BC. BC in Roman possession and was then under Eastern Roman, Arab, Venetian and Ottoman rule. It was only in 1913 that the island came to Greece. It is believed that the first cultivated vineyards in the Mediterranean were on Crete, but it is certainly one of the oldest viticulture cultures. Near...

The red grape variety comes from Crete or that Cyclades ( Greece ). Synonym are Kotrifali, Kotsiphali and Kotzifali. In the Greek vine database, the variety Korphiatiko (Corfiatis) described as identical. According to the geneticist Dr. José Vouillamoz however, the two varieties are different in terms of ampelography. The early to medium maturing vine is resistant to both mildews and Botrytis, It produces light red, alcohol-rich, but rather low-acid red wines with aromas of herbs and strawberries, which are primarily blended with the tannic and colorful variety...

The red grape variety comes from Greece; from islands in the east Aegean, Synonyms are Amorgiano, Amorghiano, Dombrena Mavri, Domvrena Mavri, Doubraina Mavri, Doubrena Mavri, Doumbrena Mavri, Doumpraina Mavri, Doumprena Mavri, Doympraina Mavre, Doympraina Mavro, K'ntoura Kai M'ntoura, Kontouraoutouroutourout Mavri, Koundouro, Kountoura, Kountoura Mavri, Koyntoura, Kytoura, Mandelaria, Mantilari, Mantilaria and Montoyra. The parentage is unknown. According to DNA analysis is the white variety Savatiano (Kountoura Aspri) no color mutation, which is indicated by the synonym Kountoura Mavri.

Mandilaria - grape and leaf

The late ripening vine is resistant...

Save this URL to your clipboard:
In the wine guide you will find
currently 135 656 Wines and 23 809 Producers, including 1 491 classified producers.
Rating system About Their sources in Wine Guide Wine Samples


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.