Principe Dracula – Tamaioasa Romaneasca 2013 (medium sweet)

/, DOC - CT, White Wines, £15.00 - £24.99, Tamaioasa Romaneasca, Medium Sweet/Principe Dracula – Tamaioasa Romaneasca 2013 (medium sweet)

Principe Dracula – Tamaioasa Romaneasca 2013 (medium sweet)

£15.95

Out of stock

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

  • Variety: 100% Tămâioasă Românească
  • Appelation: DOC-CT Dealu Mare
  • Vintage: 2015
  • Yield: 4800 kg/ha
  • Oak aging: no
  • Alcohol content (vol%): 13

ORIGIN:

Tămâioasă Românească, described by Jancis Robinson as the ‘frankincense grape’ due to its aroma, is one of the ancient varieties of Romania.
Romanians love the versatility of the grape, it can be fermented dry which produces amazing results or up to and over 150g/l of residual sugar.
A version of Muscat Blanc a petits grains, the variety naturally sweet does exceptionally well in the Dealu Mare region with its stony soils. One to watch!

WINE MAKING PROCESS:

The grapes are destemmed and slightly crushed, followed by 6 – 8 hours of skin contact in the closed press at 8˚C. Clear free run juice has been inoculated with neutral yeast and alcoholic fermentation occurs in stainless steel during a period of 14 days at controlled temperature of about 13-14°C. This is a desert wine, made from late harvest grapes only in the favorable
years of sugar accumulation and noble rot setting.

TASTING:

Bright yellow color, with an intense aromas of lovely aromatics, roses, basil and yellow melon. Delicious honey sweetness, rich and balanced by good acidity.
It is recommended to be served at 6-8°C, along with foie gras, pastry and sweets or alongside with Asian food.

Out of stock

Description

Principe Dracula

THE STORY

The Legend of Dracula begins in 1431, in Sighisoara, Transylvania, a region known for the picturesque beauty of the Carpathians.
Dracula makes a vow in order to become immortal and therefore becomes the most famous vampire who inspired hundreds of writers and directors.

VINEYARD: 

Home of Principe Dracula – Tamaioasa Romaneasca 2013 (medium sweet). Dealu Mare vineyards make up the most compact Romanian viticulture area (about 14,500 hectares). The climate is temperate continental with cold winters and hot summers, with average annual solar radiation of 125 kcal/cm², average annual temperatures of 10°C heat amplitude monthly average of 24°C and an absolute magnitude of extremes over 70°C. An average of 2200 sunshine hours from which 1635 are in warm semester. The annual amount of warm and heat is over 4000 degrees. Annual rainfall is around 500-550 mm mainly in winter-spring period.

The Sahateni vineyards are located in the middle of the Dealu Mare wine area domains, well known for the quality of the grapes and the under vines production, on the surrounding hills of the Carpathian Mountains, benefiting of bruno-silty soils, with a limestone bedrock and temperate – continental climate.

WINEMAKER:

This wine is produced by a famous Romania winemaker Aurelia Visinescu, known for her wines witch reflects the character of the wine variety with strong influence of the terroir. Aurelia’s wines are special wines, with personality; they are made with care, dedication and artistry.

Additional information

Product

White Wine

Grape(s)

Style

Medium Sweet

Supplier

Price

£15.00 – £24.99

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Principe Dracula – Tamaioasa Romaneasca 2013 (medium sweet)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *