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Cretan grape variety Mandilari
Mandilari from Crete, Greece



Mandilari grapes Cretan grape variety Mandilari

Mandilari is an ancient  indigenous Cretan variety.  It gives us wines with characteristic vivid red colour, fresh fruity nose with hard tannins, wildness in flavour and high acidity. Usually it is mixed with more soft and round wines as Kotsifali and Liatiko.
Recent years the blend of Cretan grape variety Mandilari with Syrah gives us a very interesting and complex wine.

Cretan grape variety Malvasia

Famous Cretan wine during  the Venetian occupation of the island.

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Greek Recipe: Cretan recipe "Papa-Manolis"

Combines well with Douloufakis wine "Aspros Lagos red".

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Cretan grape variety Vidiano

An old indigenous cultivar, which is also mentioned as "Avidiano". Vines of Vidiano were scattered among other varieties in the old vineyards of Crete. It is a vigorous and productive variety, late-ripening in the Dafnes vineyard and resistant to heat. Vidiano gives us wines with rich, fruity aromas, full body and balanced acidity.

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FROM CRETE, GREECE

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