The beautiful Pinus halepensise can be recognized by the beautiful spherical crown. It is the most dominant pine species in these forests. In addition to the wonderful scent, you also know this tree from its sap. The resin has been used for centuries to waterproof earthen jars. The wine in those barrels got a very specific taste. The Greeks became so fond of it and they now add it to normal wine. We know that wine as retsina.