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Ktima Hatzigeorgiou
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White wine 2010 P.D.O. Limnos (O.P.A.P.) / Λήμνος Muscat d'Alexandrie dry Limnia Gi/Λημνια Γη, Aegean islands / Νησιά Αιγαίου, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 7.50 €
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #Ha305201

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 February, 2012

The Greek volcanic island (also Lemnos or Limnio) with almost 480 km² is located in the northern Aegean Sea between the peninsula Athos in the northwest and the Asia Minor mainland in the east. According to Greek mythology, the limping Hephaistos (Roman Vulcanus), the Greek god of fire and forge, lived here. The Greek poet Homer (8th century B.C.) mentions the island as the source of wine for the Greek army during the siege of Troy in his work "Iliad" and tells how Hephaistos forged new weapons for the hero Achilles. Towards the end of the 19th century, phylloxera destroyed the vineyards with autochthonous...

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