romanian grapes

Tamaioasa Romaneasca

Tamaioasa Romaneasca - Romanian traditional varietyProbably the most famous white Romanian variety.

Regions: Moldova, Oltenia

Cultivated surface: 1,000 Hectares

History: It is a grape grown from ancient times, having a history on Romanian teritories of more than 2000 years.

Characteristics: The name of this grape variety (Tamaioasa Romaneasca) translated in English means "Romanian Incensed Maiden", beeing associated, as many other romanians native varieties, to an adjective characterizing women. This variety produces high quality aromatized wines. The color of the wine is golden-yellow, with a wild flowers and honey aroma, a rich taste and 12-12.5 % alcohol by content.