Category: b> Mavrodaphne Patras, Protected Designation of Origin Type: b> Red, sweet Alcohol: b> 15% Varietal composition: b> Mavrodaphne (51%), black currants (49%) Vineyard: b> Zone Mavrodaphne Patron PDO (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 12 months in oak barrels (225 liters) 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> Dark amber color with brown hues and a sweet aromatic intensity fruit bouquet with a strong presence figs. The complexity of the aromas and flavors typical of this unique wine. Discreet acidity assists the unfolding of a rich aroma of caramelized fruits, such as dried figs. The long lasting aromatic aftertaste confirms the uniqueness of this wine. Fits ... b> This wine is ideal Mavrodaphne as an aperitif with nuts, dried fruit, but also as a dessert wine to accompany a perfect fruit, yellow cheeses, ice creams, sweets and even chocolate . Extremely versatile, you can enjoy even with crushed ice, placing him in one of the most refreshing summer drinks. Serve at 12-14oC.
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