Malagousia is a distinctive and aromatic white grape variety native to Greece, known for its floral and exotic fruit notes, and is often made as a varietal wine
Varietal origin: Malagousia is a white grape variety that is native to Greece, specifically the region of Macedonia. It was nearly extinct until it was rediscovered in the 1970s and has since gained popularity as a unique and aromatic grape variety.
Typical taste profile: Malagousia is known for producing wines with a pronounced and distinctive aromatic profile. It often exhibits floral and exotic fruit notes, such as jasmine, orange blossom, and tropical fruits. Malagousia wines are typically medium-bodied with moderate acidity, and they can be dry or off-dry in style.
Regional styles: Malagousia is primarily grown in Greece, particularly in the regions of Macedonia and Thessaly. It is often made as a varietal wine, highlighting its unique aromatic characteristics. Malagousia wines can be enjoyed as aperitifs or paired with seafood, grilled poultry, and spicy dishes