There are two categories of grapes cultivated in Romania: the international varieties imported after the phyloxeric period and the old traditional Romanian varieties.
The most known Romanian local varieties are Feteasca Neagra (The Black Maiden), Feteasca Alba (The White Maiden), Feteasca Regala (The Royal Maiden) and Tamaioasa Romaneasca (Romanian Incensed Maiden). All these varieties are unique in the world and we invite you to discover them in this section.
Feteasca Alba, or White Maiden, in English, is an old Romanian variety, grown especially in Banat, Moldova and Transilvania. Wines are either dry or semidry, with a balanced alcohol content (11.5-12%), acidity and sugar and feature a velvety, natural finesse. It is the most popular Romanian grape variety, over 23000 hectares... Read more.
Regions: Banat, Transylvania, Moldova. History: Born in the 1930's from Feteasca Alba and Grasa varieties. Characteristics: Wines are dry, fresh, have high acidity and a distinguished flavor. This variety is relatively new and it was created in Mures County before the Second World War. It is a combination between... Read more.
The name of this grape variety (Tamaioasa Romaneasca) translated in English means "Romanian Incensed Maiden", beeing associated, as many other romanians native varieties, to an adjective characterizing women. This variety produces high quality aromatized wines. The color of the wine is golden-yellow, with a wild flowers... Read more.
Feteasca Neagra, or the Black Maiden, in English, is in an old native variety, grown in several areas of Romania. These grapes produce dry, semidry or sweet wines, with an alcohol content of 12-14%, a deep red color with ruby shades, and a black currant flavor, richer and smoother with aging. This variety produces high end wines... Read more.
Regions: Moldova, Crisana, Banat History: This variety is grown in Romania, Hungary ans Serbia. The first records of Cadarca being cultivated in Romania date from 1744. Characteristics: Sugar 170-220 g/l. Makes dry and fruity wines... Read more.
Babeasca Neagra is an old native variety cultivated mostly in the South of Moldova. Usually the Babeasca Neagra wines are made for current consumption. However some very high quality wines are made in Nicoresti District - Moldova. A vinery making excellent Babeasca Neagra wine is Senator from Moldova... Read more.
This remarkable grape grows in a tiny area of Moldova region of Romania. The wine has a golden rusty color, distinct from any other wine. Its flavor is original, resembling honey suckle and ripe juicy peaches, with a perfect harmony of sugar, alcohol and acidity. The refreshing sweet taste, sometimes has a barely perceptible almond-like aroma... Read more.
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