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White wine 2017 "Le Vigneron Grec", Peloponnese / Πελοπóννησος, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 15.40 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Variety: Assyrtiko.
Registration number : #PFE365879

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 March 2020

In the south of the mainland of Greece located peninsula with around 21,000 km² (modern Morea); the name means "island of the Pelops" after a mythological figure. It is completely separated from the mainland by the artificial canal of Corinth, which was artificially created in 1893 and over six kilometers long. Here are the strongholds of ancient culture such as Epidaurus, Mistra, Mycenae, Olympia (the location of the ancient Olympic Games) and Sparta. Already in the antiquity there was a flourishing wine culture here. The port city lies at the southwest tip Monemvasia, which in the Middle Ages was a famous hub for sweet...

The white grape variety comes from Greece from the island Santorini, Synonyms are Assirtico, Assyrtico, Asurtico, Asyrtico and Asyrtiko. It is believed that the variety (among many others) is famous for the production Malvasia wines was used by the Greek port as early as the 13th century Monemvasia were shipped or exported from. According to in 2011 DNA analysis there is one Parent-offspring relationship with the two varieties Gaidouria and Platani,

Assyrtiko - grape and leaf

According to a hypothesis, the name indicates the origin Assyria (counted in antiquity...

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