Mavrodaphne Greek sweet red wine from Patras PDO

Mavrodaphne of Patras, Greek sweet red wine

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This famous wine is composed of  mavrodaphne 70%, Black Corinth 30%; 15% alcohol

A naturally sweet red wine from Protected Designation of Origin Patras; The character Red colour with terracotta hues. Aromatic notes of dried fruit (plum, fig, raisin). Warm, sweet with notes of tannins that enhance its structure. Ideal with salty dishes (spicy cheese dip), syrup desserts and fruits.

Aging Potential Ready to drink now, but with great potential for further ageing. 

Vineyards: Sub-mountainous zone of Patras altitude 300 - 500 meters.Period of vine harvest: Early September 24 - 27 ° In the Winery: production is similar to a port wine: After delivery, the grapes are fermented and extracted in the tank for about 4 days under controlled conditions. Then the alcoholic fermentation is interrupted by adding alcohol, thereby preserving a part of the grape sugars in the finished product. The wine matures for at least 12 months in large oak barrels to develop its complex aroma.