TERRA ROMANA FETEASCA NEAGRĂ DOC DEALU MARE

“Very dark crimson. Quite sweet oak and then intense fruit with a hint of cappuccino. The most youthful, ambitious example of this varietal.” Jancis Robinson MW in Romania – land of hope.

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Count Guy de Poix discovered the Fetească Neagră grape in Ceptura, in the autumn of 1994. This was the reason why he decided to establish his wine cellar here. 2012 was warm and dry, with a perfect autumn for the Fetească Neagră grape ripening. The result was a deep coloured Fetească Neagră with a perfect varietal expression: flavours of dry plums, black forest fruits and pepper. This is a wild and robust wine which can be drunk on its own or accompanied by red meat or spicy dishes.

Grape Variety Fetească Neagră

Alcohol 14,5 %

Wine Dry, full bodied

Vineyard Dealu Mare DOC

Nose Ripe plums, raisins and black pepper

Palate Complex, with notes of blackberry, sour cherries and dry plums. Strong but elegant tannins, good finish.

Food Matching Red meat, roast lamb, game. Drink at 17-19°C (decant for 30 minutes before serving)

Ageing potential 7 years

Awards Gold at AWC Vienna 2012

Vintage 2012

Availability Low stock