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Spina Moschato

This clone of Moschato is a small-grape treasure. In fact, its thin skin skyrockets the fine character of the dry wines it offers

Malvazia di Candia

This special clone of the aromatic Malvazia has returned to the fore, offering a real scented bouquet to both sweet and dry wines of the island.

Thrapsathiri

A variety grown everywhere in Crete, offering balanced wines, rich in flavour. This is where the white PDO Sitia wines draw their particular taste from.

Plito

Yet another variety saved from extinction, Plyto completes the mosaic of Cretan aromas and tastes with its refreshing acidity, its lemon scent and its lightness.

Dafni

The various aromas of Dafni bring to mind the well-known plant dafni (laurel), hence its name. Quite a remarkable variety, whose scarcity is matched by the rarity of its taste character.

Vidiano

Unique apricot aroma, rich body, transfixing creamy taste. These elements make Vidiano the rising diva of the Cretan vineyard and justify its qualifying as Greece’s Viogner!

Vilana

The island’s white star, Vilana, makes an appearance in the PDO Peza or Sitia wines with its fascinating fine aroma, its light taste and its refreshing lemon-scented acidity.

Romeiko

A particularly resistant variety which gives lively red wines with high alcohol content, average acidity and variable colour – due to the distinctive variegated grapes growing on the numerous branches of the plant. The traditional wine Marouvas, which resembles sherry, is made out of this variety.

Liatiko

Excellent red variety which may be lacking in colour, but offers unique sweetness and character. The mind-blowing sweet and dry PDO Sitia and Dafnes wines are indisputable proof.

Kotsifali

Soft and mellow, full of plum fragrances, the fleshy Kotsifali can be described as the Cretan equivalent of Merlot. Jointly responsible for the wonderful PDO Peza and Archanes wines.

Mandilari:

Wild and untamed like the Cretan land and its people, Mandilari is considered to be the king of native red varieties. This is where the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) Peza and Archanes wines draw their strength from.

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