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Cultivated varieties


 Feteasca Neagră is cultivated on an area of 27 Ha. Feteasca Neagră is an old, local variety, being cultivated only in the Romanian space for over 2000 years. Its origin is the valley of the Prut River. It has a very high quality potential, managing in the years favorable to the crop to surpass the French variety Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is intense red with ruby shades, has a black currant aroma that becomes richer and softer through aging.

 Merlot is grown on an area of 26.6 Ha. Merlot is one of the most widespread and popular grape varieties and is grown in most of the wine-growing regions of the world. Its name comes from the name of the blackbird, a bird that prefers the berries of this variety. The wine obtained from Merlot is usually delicate, soft, with a fresh raspberry flavor.

 Riesling is cultivated on an area of 24.2 Ha. Considered to be the second in Romania in terms of cultivated area, this variety is widespread in all countries of Europe, especially in the conditions of the temperate-continental climate. The wine obtained can be dry, semi-dry or semi-sweet, usually having a high acidity, with a flavor reminiscent of peach.

 Muscat Ottonel is cultivated on an area of 16 Ha. Ottonel muscat originates from France, being one of the oldest cultivated varieties in the world and is representative of dessert wines. This variety is highlighted by the very intense aromatic bouquet with a floral character. The wine can be dry, semi-sweet or sweet with a fine and delicate taste. Remarkable is the fact that it is the only variety where the aroma of the grape is found entirely in the bouquet of wine.

Chardonnay is cultivated on an area of 5.2 Ha. Chardonnay is originally from the French wine region of Bourgogne, but gives very good results in almost all wine-growing countries. It is a versatile variety in terms of flavor, it does not have a dominant flavor of its own, gaining flavors depending on the region and the technique used in winemaking. Chardonnay is suitable for ageing in oak barrels, in winemaking technology also using a malolactic fermentation. The wine obtained is usually dry, elegant and velvety.

 Sauvignon Blanc is cultivated on an area of 16.4 Ha. This variety is intensively grown in the Bordeaux region. The wine obtained is remarkable for its finesse, velvety taste and specific pleasant aroma. Kept in barrels for several years, the taste of wine approaches that of melon.

 Cabernet Sauvignon is cultivated on an area of 12.9 Ha. The variety is native to the French province of Gironde, being known before the XVI century. Long considered to be an ancient variety, recently conducted genetic studies have shown that the Cabernet Sauvignon variety is actually a hybrid descendant of the Sauvignon blanc and Cabernet franc varieties. The wine obtained has a specific smell of black raisin, its taste value intensifying after at least 18 months of storage.