Winery Lyrarakis Dafni
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The Dafni of the Winery Lyrarakis is in the top 60 of wines of Crete.
Wine flavors and olphactive analysis
On the nose the Dafni of Winery Lyrarakis in the region of Crete often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, tree fruit or spices.
Details and technical informations about Winery Lyrarakis's Dafni.
Discover the grape variety: Baroque
From a morphological point of view, Baroque seems to have common origins with Tannat. Still called Blanc Bordelais, this white grape variety is distinguished essentially by the characteristics of its leaves. Those that are still young are both yellowish and downy. Their bumps have a somewhat bronzed appearance. The adult leaves have angular teeth. The leaves are not very three-lobed and have a pubescent, downy blade. The Baroque is grown in the Adour basin, mainly in Tursan and in certain vineyards in the Gers. Its production area is therefore not very large. This grape variety manages to resist oidium, unlike other varieties, and its harvest must be well done and free of rot. The harvest must be well done and free of rot, which leads to a better result and a more successful wine production. Moreover, the development of Baroque must be slowed down in time, bearing in mind that this type of grape variety only matures about twenty days after Chasselas.
Last vintages of this wine
The best vintages of Dafni from Winery Lyrarakis are 2012, 2014, 2017, 2016 and 2013.
Informations about the Winery Lyrarakis
The Winery Lyrarakis is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 39 wines for sale in the of Crete to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Crete
The wine region of Crete of Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Lyrarakis or the Domaine Economou (Oikonomoy) produce mainly wines white, red and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Crete are Vidiano, Vilana and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Crete often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, cocoa or raisin and sometimes also flavors of mushroom, red cherry or red fruit.
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The word of the wine: Glycerol
Alcohol very present in wine (after ethyl alcohol) and which reinforces its unctuousness and fatty sensation.