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Diamantakis Winery

Red wine 2009 Kritikos Topikos Oinos/Κρητικός Τοπικός Οίνος Syrah-Mandilaria dry Diamantopetra / Διαμαντόπετρα, Crete / Κρήτη, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #DiW-L09811

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 12 April, 2012

The largest island of Greece (grch. Kriti) with 8.335 km² in length of 260 and width of 60 kilometers is located in front of the southern exit of the Aegean Sea. From west to east, Crete is crossed by a mountain range of up to 3000 metres in height. Between the mountains there are fertile valleys. In ancient times it was the centre of the Cretan-Mycenaean culture, came into Roman possession in 67 BC and was then under Eastern Roman, Arab, Venetian and Ottoman rule. Only in the year 1913 the island came to Greece. It is believed that Crete was home to the first cultivated vineyards in the Mediterranean, but it is certainly one of the oldest wine growing...

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