Bring Back Commandaria From Cyprus

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Where to buy: Any supermarket or shop should sell it

Average price: €12.00;


You can get this is lots of different brands. Commandaria is a sweet dessert wine, fantastic gift for a taste of Cyprus...A bit of history for you...Commandaria is an amber-coloured sweet dessert wine made in the Commandaria region of Cyprus on the foothills of the Troödos mountains. Commandaria is made from sun-dried grapes of the varieties Xynisteri and Mavro. While often a fortified wine, through its production method it often reaches high alcohol levels, around 15%, already before fortification. It represents an ancient wine style documented in Cyprus back to 800 BC and has the distinction of being the world's oldest named wine still in production, with the name Commandaria dating back to the crusades in the 12th century.

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