Which of the following indigenous Greek grape varieties is red?

A. Agiorgitiko

B. Assyrtiko

C. Malagousia

D. Savatiano


Agiorgitiko (ah-your-YEE-tea-ko) in Greek, means St. George. An important, widely planted Greek red grape, it is the source of Nemea, a spice, earthy, dried-cherry-flavored wine from the Peloponnese peninsula. The grape variety has nothing to do with a widely used rootstock also called St. George.

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