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Dafni White Wine by Lyrarakis Winery 750ml

Award winning white wine by Lyrarakis winery made from the local variety of Dafni with yellowish color, great intensity and lasting fragrances.
Weight: 1,5 Kg

Availability: Temporarily out of stock


€9,70 9.70
Lyrarakis Wines

Description

Dafni is a dry white wine made from variety Dafni 100% with Protected Geographical Indication Crete.

It has yellow color. Its aromas has great intensity and duration that clearly show the variety from which it comes and tastes rich and balanced.

The Dafni variety is one of the rarest and oldest Cretan varieties planted on the estate of the producer Lyrarakis in Alagni a few years ago to save it from extinction. The basic characteristic of the variety is its wonderful primary aromas which are concentrated mainly in the skin of the grape. This variety owes its name to the homonymous plant (Dafni) due to the similarity of aromas.

Dafni is an amazing accompaniment to all seafood, a wide variety of cheeses and white meats.

The proper drinking temperature is 12 - 13 ° C.

Since 2006 until today Dafni has won awards in Europe and USA. For example the Berliner Wein Trophy 2014, Germany - Gold Medal and San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012, USA - Silver Medal.

The producer

Lyrarakis Wines

The Lyrarakis Winery has been producing high quality wines since 1966 with emphasis on rare Cretan grape varieties. The Lyrarakis family winery has revived ancient Cretan varieties, Dafni and Plyto and Melissaki.

Today, the management of the Lyrarakis Winery has passed to the second generation. The family vineyard covers an area of 140 hectares on calcareous gravelly soils and has an average altitude of 550 meters.

Surrounded by the idyllic setting of the vineyards and the Lassithi mountains the Lyrarakis winery offers the opportunity to visit their estate and enjoy nature and taste Lyrarakis wine varieties.

Lyrarakis wines are greatly appreciated abroad, with many international prizes and awards and they are exported to several European countries and in North America (USA & Canada).