Posts tagged with ‘Greek grapes’

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Potamissi

by Cornelius Wesseling

The white grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Aspropotamiosio, Aspropotamissi, Potamisi, Potamisiès, Potamisio, Potamisio Lefko and Potamissio Lefko. When DNA is a suspected relationship to the variety has Early Muscat not confirmed. Whether a connection to the red variety exists, is not known. The medium-maturing, high yielding vine is susceptible to coulure . It provides rather simple, alcohol-and acid-rich white wines, sometimes […]

Moschomavro

by Cornelius Wesseling

The red variety is from Greece . Synonyms are Muscat Mavro, Moschogaltso and Xinogaltso. You can not with the variety Muscat of Hamburg are confused. According occurred in 1998, DNA is it a color mutation of Muscat Blanc , but a separate variety. The late-ripening vine is susceptible to botrytis and bunch rot , but resistant to Drought . It provides aromatic, soft-bodied red wines. The variety is in the region […]

Ladikino

by Cornelius Wesseling

Ladikino is a red variety of grape that is chiefly produced in Crete in a very infrequent manner. It is one of the local varieties that can be easily recognized because of its lavish aroma. Many growers are into utilizing this variety of grape in a wide range of blends which are in turn sold […]

Chondromavro

by Cornelius Wesseling

The red grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Chondromavrouda, Chondromavroudi, Chondromavroudo and Khondromavroud. You may not use the Morphology different species (Be confused (with the confusing synonym Chondromavro) DNA but are from, Booth 2013). The late-ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis . It provides low-acid wines with soft tannins, also known as Liastos are produced (sweet wine made ​​from dried grapes). The variety is […]

Koutsoumpeli

by Cornelius Wesseling

The white grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Koutsoubeli, Koutsoumbeli and Koutsoumbeli Kokkino. There are two color Variety with white and pink berries. The late-ripening grape is resistant to Drought and downy Mildew . It is mainly on the island of Zakynthos , as well as in the northwestern Peloponnese grown. (Courtesy Wein-plus)

Kolliniatiko

by Cornelius Wesseling

A variety of a deep red color, Kolliniatiko is cultivated in the Peloponnese and is named after the village of Kollines, Arkadia (Arcadia)..

Thrapsa

by Cornelius Wesseling

Different from Thrapsathiri, the rare, red Thrapsa variety is cultivated in the Peloponnese / Laconia.  

Thiako

by Cornelius Wesseling

The Thiako red cultivar is as pale in color as it is hard to find. It participates in blends of the Ionian islands and mainland Greece. aspro sti thiaki or thiako (with thick skin) used to produce Ithaca’s white wine which is a little sweet but tastes dry, strong and with a delicious bouquet. The mavrodafni variety is the most common, though […]

Vaftra

by Cornelius Wesseling

The red grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Baphtra, Vaphtra, Vapsa and Vautra. It provides dark red wines and is primarily used as Teinturier used (Dyer grape). The variety is on Antiparos, a neighboring island of Paros cultivated. (Courtesy New wines of Greece)

Lemniona

by Cornelius Wesseling

Not to be confused with Lemnio, Lemniona is the rising star of the Greek red varieties and will be a driving force for the development of numerous top wines around Greece in the years to come. The quality potential of this red variety, used to make dry red wines, was identified when only few vines […]