romanian grapes

Grasa de Cotnari

Grasa de Cotnari - Romanian grape variety

Grasa de Cotnari belongs to the old Cotnari vineyard and has been grown for more than 7 centuries. It is picked when the grapes shrivel and is affected by Botrytis Cinerea (Noble Rot). Its sugar content is high - over 240 grams per liter, and its fragrance is out of this world.

This variety has a common origin with Furmint, latest scientific results showing that both varieties originated in Transilvania.

Grasa de Cotnari is cultivated only in Modova Region, Cotnari vinery.