Athiri grape variety

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Athiri is an ancient white grape variety of the Aegean Sea. It has been an essential and extremely elegant expression of the style of white wines produced on the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands. Athiri, is grown also in Crete and, in the last decade, has been planted in mainland Greece, most notably in Halkidiki. Greeks enjoy Athiri as an aperitif, especially on warm summer lunches. It makes wines with moderate intensity of flavors, mainly focusing on white and yellow fruits, with moderate alcohol levels, soft acidity and a medium body, displaying freshness and vivacity.---> Read more...