LIATIKO

pronounced Lia-tee-ko
originating from Eastern Crete

mostly cultivated Eastern Crete

wine style Old-World style, low color red wines with aromas of dried fruits and earth
main features light colour, medium tannins, high alcohol content, cherry, leather, herbs, dried fruit, raisins, dried fig
ageing potential dry red wines 5-6 years, sweet wines 15+ years
ideally paired with dry wines: dishes with sun-dried tomatoes, grilled meats, game. sweet wines: chocolate-based desserts (chocolate soufflé, fudge brownies, dark chocolate mousse)

producers suggested Douloufakis Winery

 

Dry wines from Liatiko have relatively low colour intensity and an intense nose with rich, ripe red fruit and sweet spices. It coats the mouth, with high alcohol content and soft, low tannins. Sweet wines from Liatiko have an even more intense nose, with notes of sweeter and riper fruit.

Wines

Winery
Douloufakis Winery

Origin
PDO DAFNES

Wine Style
dry red

Varieties
Liatiko

Winery
Douloufakis Winery

Origin
PGI Crete

Wine Style
sweet red wine from sun-dried grapes

Varieties
Liatiko

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