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Moschopolis Winery

White wine 2017 Dry "6", Macedonia / Μακεδονία, Greece

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 16.90 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #Mosch-L1482018

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 May, 2020

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