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Grape Variety: Mavrodaphne

Variety Name Mavrodaphne
Common Synonyms Mavrodafni, Mavrodaphni
All Synonyms Ahmar Mechtras, Fraoula Kokkini, Mauro Daphni, Mavrodafni, Mavrodafnitsa, Mavro Daphni, Mavrodrami, Thiniatiko
Countries of Origin Greece
Species Vitis vinifera
Pedigree Red clone of white grape Daphni
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments The words 'Mavro' and 'Daphne/Dafni' mean black laurel. Mavrodaphne is the red clone of the white grape Daphni. This widely known Greek cultivar is associated with sweet, fortified wines and is also used for blending because of its deep color and high tannin level. Robinson, Harding & Vouillamoz. 2012. WINE GRAPES, page 612, Harper Collins Publishers, New York; Boutaris, Mihalis. 2000. Greek Wine Grape Varieties: A Microsatellite DNA Marker Analysis,pp. 32, 43, 122, 132, Master's Thesis, University of California, Davis.

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