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Description to P.D.O. Archanes (O.P.A.P.) / Αρχάνες
Appellation (also Arhanes) in the district of Heraklion on the Greek island Crete, Archanes is one of the four POP areas the island and borders the area to the east Peza and in the west to the area Dafnes, North of it is the archaeological site of Knossos, where one of the oldest Minoan wine presses was found during excavations. The dark colored and strong alcoholic red wine with storage potential will be from the two autochthonous varieties Kotsifali and Mandilaria vinified. He will dry expanded.
The most important grape varieties
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