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 Patras
Grape Varieties: 60% Mavrodaphne & 40% Black Corinthian
Characteristics: Fruity and sweet, with a good cut to the dark cherry, roasted plum and dried berry flavors. Asian spice and milk chocolate notes linger on the finish. Drink now through 2016. Aged 2 years in French Oak.
Alcohol: 15% by volume