Grape: 100% Liatiko
Region: Greece> Crete> Dafnes.
“Dafnios", from the name of a village within the Crete region of Greece, Dafnes. In the area of Dafnes, near Heraklion (Crete), at 350 meters above sea level, the indigenous variety Liatiko is mainly found in Dafnes and offers dry wines, but can be used in sweet sun dried wines as well. The wine is ruby color with brownish hints. Rich aromatic bouquet with complex aromas. The earthy aromas are reminiscent of raw leather, a hint of straw, red and black fruits. A medium-bodied wine with characteristic taste that has enough acidity and subtle tannins. Aftertaste of sufficient duration, which shows a slightly herbal finish. When aged the aromas of spice, raisins and leather are elevated.
Food Pairing: lamb, liver, fish stew, boiled grouper, octopus stew, etc.