PGI Retsina of Pikermi

Since 1979, Retsina of Pikermi, 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 Pikermi zone includes the administrative boundaries of the region of Pikermi 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

-Dry white wine

-Dry rose wine