Assyrtiko grape variety

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Assyrtiko grape, cultivated in some of the world’s oldest vineyards, dating back 3.500 years, on the volcanic island of Santorini. Assyrtiko-Santorini, has developed a reputation as being a flexible grape variety, wines are made in a plenty of styles, from minerally white wines to rich, dessert wines like Vinsanto. In the last decade Assyrtiko has been planted throughout Greece, most notably in Kavala-Drama and Halkidiki viniculture areas. Assyrtiko world class dry or sweet whites can be drunk young or aged, the ideal complement to tasteful cuisine, fish, seafood dishes and desserts. ---> Read more...