PGI Retsina of Halkida (ΠΓΕ Ρετσίνα Χαλκίδας)
Since 1979, Retsina of Halkida, have become entitled to bear a geographical indication of origin and now fall in the category of PGI wines of Greece. The PGI Retsina of Halkida (ΠΓΕ Ρετσίνα Χαλκίδας) zone includes the administrative boundaries of the areas of the former province of Halkida in Evoia.
Retsina is produced by the addition of the natural resin extracted from pinus halepensis (commonly known as Aleppo Pine) before the start or during alcoholic fermentation. The maximum amount of addition is 1kg/hl. Having left only its aroma in the wine, the resin is then removed.
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