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Cretan wine -Wine of Crete


Cretan wine
Wine of Crete

 

 

In Crete there are  substantial vineyards where  native varieties are cultivated such as Vilana, Kotsifali, Mandilari, Liatiko, Vidiano, Malvasia, Plyto, Thrapsathiri. International varieties are also grown such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon BlancCabernet Sauvignon and  Syrah. The island has four Protected Designations of Origin for Cretan wine: Peza, Archanes, Dafnes and Sitia.

Nowadays, Cretan wine has earned and continues to gain the attention and the  preference of wine lovers.

The number of local varieties, the diversity and uniqueness of different regions along with the great tradition of the Cretan people in wine are the base for the quality wine of Crete and its continuing upward trend.




Grape variety Sangiovese in Crete, Greece

Sangiovese is the variety  that adjusts better to warm and dry climate.

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Recipe: Meatballs with spaghetti

Combines well with Dafnios red dry wine.

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Recipe: Fried smelt and squid

Combines well with Douloufakis "Enotria" White dry wine.

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DOULOUFAKIS WINES
FROM CRETE, GREECE

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