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Malagousia

The white grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Malagouzia, Malagoussia, Malagousia Blanc, Malagoyzia, Malaouzia, Melaouzia, Malaoyzia and Melaoyzia. It probably comes from the area around the port city of Nafpakos in the west of the mainland. The almost extinct vine was rediscovered by Professor Vassilis Logothetis in the mid-1970s and is becoming increasingly important. The early ripening vine is susceptible to Botrytis and wrong mildew but resistant to drought, It produces full-bodied, fragrant white wines with a peach and apricot aroma and light nutmeg, The variety is mainly found in the region Macedonia among other things in the area Cotes de Meliton, as well as on the island Paros grown. In 2010, a total of 182 hectares of vineyards were shown in Greece (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

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

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