Posts tagged with ‘Cretan grapes’

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Daphni

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Dafni is a light-skinned white wine grape from Crete, brought back from the brink of extinction by a couple of dedicated wineries (ex. Lyrarakis) The name dafni is Greek for “laurel”, which, incidentally, is the defining aroma of Dafni-based wines. There is a clear parallel here with Portugal’s Loureiro, whose distinctive scent and name are both that of Laurus nobilis, the […]