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Domaine Papagiannakos

White wine 2007 Attikos Topikos Oinos/Αττικός Τοπικός Οίνος dry Ktima Papagiannakou, Central Greece / Κεντρική Ελλάδα, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Pap-L.-1206

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 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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