Sunday, August 1, 2010

Agiorgitiko Grape

Agiorgitiko, is an indigenous grape from Greece, also known as Mavro Nemeas or St. George. The wines produced with Agiorgitiko grape tend to be somewhat low in acid with balanced tannins and a fruity, dark cherry tone.

The wines produced with this grape can range from Rosés to oak aged reds.

Nowadays, you can find Agiorgitiko grape blended with Cabernet Sauvignon to produce international styled reds from Greece.

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