Winery Karanika Limniona Unfiltered Dry Red
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The Limniona Unfiltered Dry Red of the Winery Karanika is in the top 30 of wines of Florina.
Details and technical informations about Winery Karanika's Limniona Unfiltered Dry Red.
Discover the grape variety: Madeleine-Sylvaner
Of unknown origin, it is nevertheless a very old vitis vinifera cultivated and used as both a table grape and a wine grape. It is somewhat similar to the Madeleine angevine and is not related to the Sylvaner. It can be found in the United States, England, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, etc. and is virtually unknown in France.
Last vintages of this wine
The best vintages of Limniona Unfiltered Dry Red from Winery Karanika are 2017, 2013
Informations about the Winery Karanika
The Winery Karanika is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 13 wines for sale in the of Florina to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Florina
The wine region of Florina is located in the region of Macedonia of Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Alpha Estate (Κτήμα Αλφα) or the Domaine Alpha Estate (Κτήμα Αλφα) produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Florina are Xinomavro, Assyrtiko and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Florina often reveals types of flavors of cherry, fennel or chamomile and sometimes also flavors of tropical fruit, yellow plum or yellow apple.
The wine region of Macedonia
Greek Macedonia (Makedonia) is an expansive region in Northern Greece. It is bordered by the Republic of North Macedonia, Albania and Bulgaria to the north and the Aegean Sea in the South. The vineyards in the mountainous region are extensively planted to Xynomavro, along with Roditis, Grape/limnio">Limnio and the more-international Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety. Macedonian red wines are noted for their firm tannins and big flavors, and the best examples are among Greece's most-sought-after reds.
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The word of the wine: Bleeding
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