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Domaine Papagiannakos

Red wine 2005 Attikos Topikos Oinos/Αττικός Τοπικός Οίνος, Central Greece / Κεντρική Ελλάδα, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Pap-L-0205

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 July, 2008

Greek landscape or region on the south-eastern peninsula of Greece with almost 3,800 km², in which the state capital Athens lies. Attica, together with the island of Evia (New Greek: Ewwia) immediately to the east of it and the region of Boeotia (Viotia or Vöotia) to the north of it, is referred to as Central or even more frequently Central Greece. The area was settled around 2,000 B.C. by the Ionians from the northern Balkans, who later became the most advanced tribe of the Greeks. Due to their proximity to the Orient, they achieved great prosperity and a high cultural flowering in poetry (Archilochos and Homer), architecture and fine...

The red grape variety comes from Greece. Synonyms are Aghiorghitico, Aghiorgitiko, Bacouri, Bakouri, Mavro Nemeas, Mavrostaphylo Mavraki, Mavroudi Nemeas, Mbacoura, Mbakoura, Mpakouri, Mpakouros, Nemeas Mavro, St. George, St. George vine. The town of Nemea in the appellation of the same name used to be called Agios Georgis (Saint George), which gave the name to this variety. However, the name of the grape variety should not be confused with the similar name of origin Agioritikos from the Holy Mountain Athos (peninsula of Chalkidiki). The exact origin is believed to be in the Argolis and Corinthia regions of the Peloponnese. However, the origin...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are about 60 synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite(Bulgaria, Moldavia, Russia) Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne(France); Bordo(Romania); Bordeaux(Switzerland); Burdeos Tinto(Peru, Spain); Cab(USA).

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