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Domaine Porto Carras S.A.

White wine 2010 P.D.O. Plagies Melitona (O.P.A.P.) / Πλαγιές Μελίτωνα dry Blanc de Blancs, BIO, Macedonia / Μακεδονία, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Varieties: Athiri 50%,
Roditis 35%,
Assyrtiko 15%.
Registration number : #DPC-L270611

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 September, 2011

Appellation (grch. Playies Melitona, engl. Slopes of Meliton) on the peninsula Sithonia (middle finger of Chalkidike) in the Greek region of Macedonia. The vineyards cover 475 hectares and are terraced along the Aegean coast on the western slopes of the eponymous mountain Meliton (811 m). The area was replanted in the early 1960s with the support of the famous French oenologist Professor Émile Peynaud (1912-2004) according to scientific findings. The POP area applies to red wine from the Limnio, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc varieties, as well as white wine from the...

The white grape variety comes from Greece. The name is probably derived from the island of Rhodes (and not from the reddish berries). Synonyms are Alepou Roditis, Arilogos Roditis, Arsenikos Roditis, Kanellato, Kritsanisti, Lisitsines, Litsitsines, Rhodites, Rhoditi, Rhoditis, Rodea Stafyli, Rodites, Roditi, Roditis Alepou, Roditis Kanellatos, Roditis Rosé, Rodomoussi, Rogdites, Rogditis, Roidites, Roiditis, Roïdo, Roigditis, Sourviotes, Sourviotis and Thilikos Rhoditis According to DNA analyses carried out in 2001, it is not related to the species Roditis Lefkos or Tourkopoula (with synonym Roditis Kokkinos)....

The white grape variety comes from Greece, from the island of Santorini. Synonyms are Assirtico, Assyrtico, Asurtico, Asyrtico and Asyrtiko. It is believed that the variety was used (among many others) to produce the famous Malvasia wines, which were shipped or exported from the Greek port of Monemvasia as early as the 13th century. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2011, there is a parent-offspring relationship with the two varieties Gaidouria and Platani.

Assyrtiko - Weintraube und Blatt

According to one hypothesis, the name points to its origin Assyria (in ancient...

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