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The red grape variety (also Lemniona) comes from Greece, It must not be with the variety Limnio to be confused, according to which DNA analysis genetically differentiates. The parentage is unknown. The late-ripening vine produces colorful, spicy red wines with gentle tannins and aging potential. The endangered variety has been reactivated. It is in the regions Thessaly. Macedonia (appellation Amynteo ) and Peloponnese grown. There it is mostly used in a blend, for example with the varieties Xinomavro and Syrah, No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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