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Mavrotragano

Mavrotragano is an indigenous red grape variety that is grown on the island of Santorini, Greece.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Mavrotragano is a dark-skinned variety with high amounts of tannins, colour and acidity. The grape produces wines that are full-bodied, intense and complex with notes of blackberry and other dark fruits, leather, herbs and spices. The tannins and acidity give these wines a firm structure, making them suitable for ageing.

Fresh Mavrotragano grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Mavrotragano is grown exclusively on the island of Santorini in the Cyclades region of Greece. It is found in small vineyards that are protected from strong winds and salt spray by the unique soil and terroir of the island. Mavrotragano is a low yielding variety with small berries. It has good resistance to many diseases, hence it is a relatively easy to grow grape. Mavrotragano is a bold wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes. The tannins and acidity make it a great match for red meats, rich sauces, game and hard cheeses.

Foods to pair with Mavrotragano:

Game
Beef
Sausage
Fun Fact about Mavrotragano
Mavrotragano is believed to be one of the oldest grape varieties in the world. It is thought to have been brought to Santorini by the Phoenicians some 4000 years ago.

Top Wines with Mavrotragano

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Domaine Sigalas Mm Mavrotragano - Mandilaria

Domaine Sigalas

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Domaine Sigalas Mm Mavrotragano - Mandilaria is a highly sought-after wine. Hailing from the renowned appellation of Santorini, this wine is crafted from the unique Mavrotragano and Mandilaria grape varieties. The vineyard features volcanic soil, which imparts distinct mineral notes to the wine. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes and fermentation in stainless steel tanks, preserving the wine's vibrant fruit flavors. The resulting wine is characterized by its rich, full-bodied style, with velvety tannins and a long, lingering finish.
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Argyros Atlantis Red

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Argyros Atlantis Red is a captivating wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from a renowned appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The unique terroir of these vineyards imparts distinct characteristics to the wine, resulting in a truly remarkable taste. The winemaking process is carefully executed, ensuring that the wine retains its authenticity and finesse. With its rich and elegant style, Argyros Atlantis Red is a delightful choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable experience. Its harmonious blend of flavors and smooth texture make it a standout option for any occasion.
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Hatzidakis Mavrotragano Natural

Hatzidakis

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Hatzidakis Mavrotragano is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. This wine hails from the renowned appellation of Santorini, known for its volcanic soil and unique vineyard features. The Mavrotragano grape variety used in this wine adds to its allure, as it is a rare and indigenous grape of the region. The winemaking process involves careful attention to detail, with a focus on preserving the grape's natural characteristics. The result is a wine with a distinct style, characterized by its deep color, rich aromas, and complex flavors. Hatzidakis Mavrotragano is a true gem for wine enthusiasts seeking a unique and exceptional experience.
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Domaine Sigalas Mavrotragano

Domaine Sigalas

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Domaine Sigalas Mavrotragano is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the renowned Santorini, this wine is crafted from the indigenous Mavrotragano grape variety. The vineyard features volcanic soil, which imparts unique characteristics to the wine. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is known for its deep, intense color and complex aromas of dark fruits, spices, and earthy notes. With a full-bodied and velvety texture, Domaine Sigalas Mavrotragano offers a truly distinctive and memorable drinking experience.
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SantoWines Mavrotragano

SantoWines

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SantoWines Mavrotragano is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the renowned appellation of Santorini, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in unique vineyard conditions. The volcanic soil and the island's microclimate contribute to the distinct character of the wine. Mavrotragano is made using traditional winemaking techniques, including careful hand-harvesting and gentle pressing. The resulting wine is known for its deep, intense color and complex aromas of dark fruits and spices. With its full-bodied and velvety texture, SantoWines Mavrotragano is a true expression of the terroir and a delightful choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable experience.
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