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Mavrodaphne Of Patras Sweet Red 75Cl

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  • Suitable for vegetarians

£5.00(£5.00/75cl)

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Mavrodaphne of Patras

A truly remarkable, luscious, fullbodied dessert wine produced from the Mavrodaphne grape which grows in the vineyards overlooking the gulf of Patras.

Pack Size: 750ml

  • Wine of Greece
  • Protected of designation of origin

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Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

Lovely aromas of raisins and dates. Rich, dried fruit flavours with good acidity that balances this sweet wine. Long finish with a rich fruit that lingers, an ideal wine to offer by the glass as an aperitif, a dessert wine, or with rich stews or game.

Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units11.3
ABV15% vol.
Current VintageNV
ProducerGreek Wine Cellars
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Wine MakerVassilis Pyrovolakis
Pack Quantity750
Pack Measureml
CountryGreece
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

Mavrodaphne

Vinification Details:

The grapes are harvested in August and sun-dried before pressing. Normal fermentation takes place and is arrested by the addition of a small quantity of grape spirit. This kills the yeast and thereby preserves the sugar content (at 130 gms/lit). The wine is then aged in oak barrels for a minimum of one year using a ‘solera' system

History:

Mavrodaphne of Patras is a traditional wine of Greece. It is made from grape varieties unique to Greece. The wine was first made famous by Gustav Clauss, a Bavarian, who came to Greece with the Bavarian prince, Otto, who was offered the Crown of Greece in the 1830s. In 1864 the Mavrodaphne was introduced - so called in memory of Gustav's fiancee, a black-haired Greek girl called Daphne, who had died before they were able to be married. In the succeeding 150 years it has become a famed wine of Greece.

Regional Information:

The Mavrodaphne wine possesses a Protected Designation of Origin - Patras. It originates from vineyards on the low hills and lower slopes of the Peloponnesian mountains surrounding the city of Patras, from which it takes its full name, Mavrodaphne of Patras. The vineyards overlook the Gulf of Patras and are kept cool during the hot summer days by the onshore sea breezes. The soil is generally alluvial clay underlain by limestone.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 2 years

Country of Origin:

Greece

Origin Free Text:

Wine of Greece

Preparation and Usage:

Best served chilled

Name and Address:

Bottled by:
Greek Wine Cellars D. Kourtakis S.A.,
19003 Markopoulo,
Greece.

Return To:

www.greek-wine-cellars.com

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

750 Millilitres ℮

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