wein.plus
Attention
You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

Winery Wines

Weißwein 2019 P.G.I. Kyklades (Topikos Oinos Kykladon) / Τοπικός οίνος Κυκλάδες Aidani trocken, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Price: Up to 38.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Aidani 100%
Registration number: #Ha-L060520

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 12 January, 2021

The north-eastern Mediterranean Sea between the east coast of Greece and Turkey is named after the Greek mythical figure Aegeus, the king of Athens and father of the legendary hero Theseus. There are countless islands and island groups here, such as the Dodecanese, the Sporades and the Cyclades. Most of them were settled by the Greeks in 1000 BC. Viticulture and wine culture have an ancient tradition on many of these islands. Even in ancient times, the best Greek wines were produced here, which were delivered as far away as Rome. The poet Homer died on Chios (Khios) (8th century BC), and the island was...

Greek viticultural history began, so to speak, with a fling between the supreme god Zeus and 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, based on archaeological finds, especially the island of Crete, is considered one of the "cradles of European wine culture". Wine was already cultivated in the Mycenaean culture in the 16th century BC (Mycenae = north-eastern Peloponnese), as indicated by amphorae that have been found.

Griechenland - Szene aus Platons Symposion und Amphore 500 v. Chr.

Wine was an important part of the drinking culture of...

In this section you will find
currently 151,095 Wines and 23,430 Producers, including 2,224 classified producers.
Rating system Their sources in Wine Guide Tasting samples