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Domaine Papagiannakos

Red wine 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Table wine/Eπιτραπέζιος Oίνος, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #Pap176360

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 3 February, 2010

Greek viticultural history began, so to speak, with a fling of the supreme god Zeus with the beautiful Seméle (daughter of Harmonia, goddess of concord), which led to the birth of Dionysus, the god of wine, joy, grapes, fertility and ecstasy. Ancient Greece, or rather the island of Crete in particular, due to archaeological findings, is considered one of the "cradles of European wine culture". Already in the Mycenaean culture in the 16th century B.C. (Mycenae = northeastern Peloponnese) there was viticulture, as indicated by the amphorae found. Wine was an important part of the drinking culture of...

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