The Names Of The Greek Wines Of Opap* And Ope**

       

 

Wine

Varieties

Characteristics

MACEDONIA - THRACE

AMYNTAIO

Dry red

Well-balance, firm bodied smooth taste.

 

Dry red

Naturally sparkling, brilliant color, spicy taste.

GOUMENISSA

Dry red &
Negoska

Deep ruby color, slightly acidic, velvety taste.

NAOUSSA

Dry red

Deep color, full bodied and aromatic.

PLAPES MELITONOS

Limnian & Cabernet

Deep color, velvety taste, marvelous bouquet, lingering aftertaste.

 

Roditis – Asirtiko – Athiri

Refreshing, rich bouquet, pleasant aromatic taste.

THESSALY

AGCHILAOS

Roditis – Savvatianos

Luminous color, fresh fruity taste.

RAPSANI

Dry red - Krasato - Stavroto

Beautiful auburn colored wine, discreet bouquet, pleasant aftertaste.

EPIRUS

ZITSA

Debina

Naturally sparkling wine, fizzy, fine-tasting.

METSOVO

Cabernet Savignon

Full-bodied, mature taste, subtle.

MAINLAND GREECE & EUBOEA

KANTZA

Savvatiano

Luminous color, delicate taste, pleasant aroma.

RETSINA
(Traditional appellation)

Savvatiano-Roditis

Unique Greek wine effervescent taste.

THE PELOPONNESE

MANTINEIA

Moschofilero

Lightly scented, fruity, highly acidic, bubbly.

NEMEA

Ayioryitiko

Deep color, full-bodied scented bouquet, lingering aftertaste.

 

Ayioryitiko

Deep color, pleasant sweet taste, delicate aroma, aftertaste.

PATRA

Roditis

Fresh-tasting, well-balanced, special taste.

MAVRODAFNE PATRON

Mavrodafne - Corinthian

Deep purple color mature taste, aroma, dessert wine.

MOSCHATO PATRON

Moschato
white

Bright amber color light moschato aroma fruity taste.

MOSCHATO RIO

Moschato
white

Dessert wine with lingering aftertaste.

IONIAN ISLANDS

ROBOLA

Robola

Bright color, fine aroma, full body, high quality.

MAVRODAFNE CEPHALONIA

Mavrodafne - Corinthian

Deep purple color, mature taste, rich fragrance.

MOSCHATO CEPHALONIA

Moschato
white

Amber moschato scent fruity taste.

AEGEAN ISLANDS

LIMNOS

Moschato

Honey colored with bright reflections light moschato scent.

MOSCHATO
LIMNOS

Moschato
Alexandria

Color of old gold, dessert wine, lingering aftertaste.

SAMOS

Moschato
white

Internationally famous dessert wine.

THE DODECANESE

RHODES

Athiri

Fresh tasting with pleasant organoleptic traits.

 

Mandilaria

Gleaming ruby color, soft taste, pleasant aftertaste.

MOSCHATO
RHODES

Moschato
white
Moschato
TRANI

 

Natural sweet wine famed since antiquity.

THE CYCLADES

PAROS

Monemvasia
Mandilaria

Deep colored, full-bodied, velvety taste, cultivated bouquet.

SANTORINI

Asyrtiko - Aidani
Asyrtiko

Amber color, “rancio” taste, scented, fresh “Liastos”, traditional since antiquity, rich taste.

CRETE

ARCHANES

Kotsifali - Mandilaria

Bright ruby color, scented, pleasant taste.

DAFNES

Liatiko

Traditional Mediterranean type, robust body, full taste.

 

Liatiko

Traditional cretan type of ancient malvasia(malmsey).

PEZA

Kotsifali - Mandilaria
Vilana

Brilliant ruby color, pleasant taste “rancio” body fresh, discreet aroma, fruity taste.

SITEIA

Liatiko

Traditional Mediterranean type robust body, full taste.

 

Liatiko

Traditional cretan dessert wine, Malmsey type.

*OPAP: Appellation of Origin of High Quality      

**OPE: Appellation of Controlled Origin