Mavrodaphne of Patras
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Distinguished for its unique, distinctive aroma and rich flavor.
Mavrodaphne of Patras (P.D.O.) is one of the most famous and tasteful Greek wines. It is a red sweet wine, produced from grapes grown in the northwestern region of Achaia. Characteristic of this variety is that the longer it ages the more its merits emerge. Served in the 16 oC -18 oC it accompanies spicy cheeses, fruits and sweets.
Wine Type: Red Dessert Wine
Wine category: Protected Designation of Origin
Region: Patras Hillsides, Achaia, Peloponnese
Grape Varieties: 60% Mavrodaphne and 40% Black Corinthian
Characteristics: Carob and caramel add a restrained richness to this red-fruited dessert wine, with Mavrodaphne’s spice lending delicacy and complexity. To pour on its own, or with something simple, like sesame cookies.
Ageing: 24 months in French Oak
Alcohol: 15% by Volume