2014 Feteasca Neagra 'Terra Pretiosa', Domeniile Franco-Romane, Dealu Mare, Romania
An elegant and solid wine. The new oak barrels brings finesse and roundness to what is a beautiful wine. On the finish there are lots of small red berries notes. Fetească neagră Terre Précieuse has great ageing potential and can be enjoyed with grilled meats or meats with sauce, game and French cheeses.
The vines of the DEALU MARE (which in Romanian means "great hill slope") are the most famous and renowned vine growing area in Romania. It is 60 kilometers long on hillsides which starts from the southeast of the Carpathian Mountains, enjoying the sun from early morning and a good sunlight all day long. Famous for its red, the Dealu Mare also produces on its chalkier soils, whites of high quality.
Fetească neagră is grape variety indigenous to Romania. It represents a small percent of red grapes grown in Romania even though it makes some of the best wines.
13.5% ABV. Certified Organic.