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Domaine Papagiannakos

White wine 2006 Topikos Oinos Markopoulou/Τοπικός Οίνος Μαρκόπουλου Sabbatiano, Central Greece / Κεντρική Ελλάδα, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Steel
Variety: Savatiano.
Registration number : #Pap-L1206

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 21 May, 2007

This large wine-growing region in Greece includes the Attica peninsula (with the state capital Athens), the Boeotia region (Viotia or Vöotia) to the north and the second largest Greek island Euboea with 3,865 km². About one third of the Greek wine is produced in central Greece. Due to the warm and dry climate, there is not a great variety of varieties compared to the other Greek wine-growing regions. The main grape varieties are Savatiano and Roditis. This is the area and the home of the famous resin wine Retsina. It is also common to deliver fresh grape must to the restaurants and inns, which produce...

The white grape variety comes from Greece. Synonyms are Aspro, Dobraina Aspri, Dombraina Aspri, Doubraina Aspri, Doumpraina Lefki, Doumprena Aspri, Kountoura Aspri, Perachoritico, Perahoritiko, Sabbathiano, Sabbatiano, Sakeiko, Savathiano, Savvatiano, Savvatiano Perachoritiko, Stamatiano, Tsoumprena, Tsoumprena Aspre, Tsoumprena Lefki. It must not be confused with the Xynisteri variety, despite the fact that synonyms seem to indicate this. It is also not a mutation of the red variety Mandilaria (with synonym Kountoura Mavri). According to DNA analyses carried out in 2013, it is a presumably natural cross between...

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