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Grape variety Syrah
Syrah Grape grown in Crete, Greece



Syrah Syrah grapes Greek grape variety Syrah

There is an increasing interest of growers and winemakers  for  this variety  in recent years. Many claim  that it fits better than any other international variety in Greek vineyards. Syrah grape variety gives wines with high alcohol content, deep red colour  with complex aromas and dense velvety body. It is used to strengthen local varieties giving complexity as well.



See Douloufakis wine from Syrah variety:

ALARGO Red Dry wine
Variety: Syrah

Grape variety Chardonnay in Crete, Greece

White variety, one of the most significant  and widely spread around the world...

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Cretan grape variety Vidiano

An old indigenous cultivar, which is also mentioned as "Avidiano". Vines of Vidiano were scattered among other varieties in the old vineyards of Crete. It is a vigorous and productive variety, late-ripening in the Dafnes vineyard and resistant to heat. Vidiano gives us wines with rich, fruity aromas, full body and balanced acidity. The strong points of the wine are its volume, its ageing potential and its suprising evolution over time. Those three characteristics make it unique, since there aren’t many varieties in Greece featuring such qualities.

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Cretan Wineries (Greece)

Crete has a rich wine tradition and history.

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