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Moscofilero

This variety is grown in central-west Peloponnese, particularly in the area of Mantinia. It belongs to a group of varieties known as Fileri (Moschofilero, Mavrofilero, Asprofilero, Fileri Attica, etc.). The variety is a local Fileri old range in the Peloponnese, where there is great genetic variability of the accumulation of mutations. Moschofilero, after recent studies at the molecular level, identified as a different variety with synonym Mavrofilero. This is a color variety with muscat flavor, used mainly for dry white wines. From that produced the wine Appellation of Origin of Superior Quality (OPAP) "Mantinia.




The variety is very vigorous and productive. Formed a cup shape or ligneous Royat education and accepts short pruning. Produces an average of two grapes per fruit stems, which are usually in the fourth and sixth node. It prefers variety fertile, deep soils and withstand high soil moisture. Anthorroia is sensitive and mature grapes of late (late September to early October).
The grapes are usually large, kylindrokonikou shape, with moderate to high density of berries. The berries are medium size and spherical shape. The bark has a reddish color, the skin is thick and tough and the flesh is soft, colorless and juicy, fine muscat aroma.
Used to produce white and pink fine dry wines. Due to the pink color that usually grapes, need special attention during the wine-producing white wines. It can be used for the production of natural sparkling wines. For the production of wine OPAP "Mantinia" is the Moschofilero blended (80%) with different white (20%) grown in the region. These wines are characterized by high acidity, low alcohol and a wonderful delicate flavor.
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