PGI Retsina of Paiania (ΠΓΕ Ρετσίνα Παιανίας)

Since 1979, Retsina of Paiania, 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 Paiania (ΠΓΕ Ρετσίνα Παιανίας) zone encompasses the entire region of Paiania in Attika.

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.

Varieties:

Savatiano and Roditis

Types of Wines:

-Dry white wine

-Dry rose wine