Dark brown with green reflections in the glass due to the long period of maturity in the barrel. Full sophisticated aromas of dried fruits such as figs and raisins, chocolate and hints of strong oxidation such as caramel, toffee and nuts. Delightfully sweet, hot alcohol and incredibly intense aromas in the mouth leading to an almost endless evolving aftertaste.
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Category: b> Mavrodaphne Patras AOC Type: b> Red, sweet Varietal composition: b> Mavrodaphne (60%), black currants (40%) Vineyard: b> Zone Mavrodaphne Patras AOC (north and northwest of Patras), and Achaia prefecture respectively. Harvest: b> Late August and early September for Mavrodaphne. Second fortnight of August for the Black currants. Aging: b> At least 48 months in French oak barrels (225litra). vinification method: b> According to the traditional way of fortified sweet wine. Separate vinification for each variety and stopping the alcoholic fermentation with the addition of wine alcohol. So the sweetness of the wine Mavrodaphne exclusively due to sugars of the grapes, while the bouquet combines the flavors of the grapes with those of partial fermentation and aging. Taste description: b> Clear appearance and deep amber in fruity background flavors, mixed dried fruit with intense shades of walnut. The flavors of sweet raisins, dried figs and palm dominate an elegant combination, while tasty unrolled to an ending, which seems to bring these wonderful flavors in a long aftertaste. Fits ... b> Mavrodaphne Patron Wine Reserve, is ideal as an aperitif with nuts, prunes, and as a dessert wine to accompany a perfectly fresh fruits (eg peaches) soft gruyere or blue cheese, ice cream and cherry syrup, sweets with coffee and chocolate. Serve at 12-14 ° C.
Greek Grape Variety
Μαυροδάφνη Πατρών ΟΠΕ
When to Drink
Port and similar styles
Excellent match with
Μόνο του μετά το τέλος του γεύματος, bitter σοκολάτα, ζεστό σουφλέ σοκολάτας με παγωτό, προφιτερόλ με σκούρα σοκολάτα, τυριά τύπου stilton και ροκφόρ.
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