Mavrodaphne [ Mav ro tha'f nee ]

Mavrodaphne, meaning black laurel, is mainly found in the Peloponnesean regions of Achaia and Ilia as well as the Ionian Islands. It is blended with the Korinthiaki grape to produce a delicious fortified dessert wine known as Mavrodaphne. In addition to sweet wine Mavrodafne can also produce very unique dry wines especially when blended with Merlot, Refosco, Agiorgitico and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.