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Variety Details - Agiorgitiko

Description:

Agiorgitiko (Greek: Αγιωργίτικο; also known as Aghiorghitiko, Mavro Nemeas and St. George) is one of the two widely-grown heat-resistant Greek wine-making grape varieties, the other being Xynomavro. It is a red variety that has traditionally been grown in the Nemea region of the Peloponnese. It is one of the more commercially important indigenous Greek varieties, and it can take on a large range of characteristics, from soft to very tannic, depending on factors in the growing and winemaking processes.

Additional Notes:

Grape Colour: Black
Also called: Aghiorghitiko, St. George, Aghiorghitico, Mavro(black or dark), Mavro Nemeas, Mavronemeas, Mavrostaphylo Mavraki, Mavroudi Nemeas, Nemeas Mavro and Nemeas Mavroudi
Origin: Nemea
Major regions: Greece