ALIRA

Alira Feteasca Neagră

Dry red wine, 13.7% ABV

Feteasca Neagra is the tribute we bring to our national grape variety. Created from manually selected grapes, the wine reflects the maximum potential of the variety: fine tannins, notes of cherry, chocolate and ripe plums, with a long finish and rich in sweet sensations.

Tasting notes and serving recommendations

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Intense red ruby, with garnet reflexes at maturity.

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Notes of sour cherries, black currant, toasted bread, dried tomatoes, truffles, dried plums, raisins and vanilla as a result of the barrique maturation for 12 months.

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Plums, green nuts, black chocolate. Mature and harmonious tannins. The finish is long and sweet, the aftertaste contains spicy notes.

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Best enjoyed at 18 degrees, at least 60 minutes after decanting. It can be stored for up to 10 years at a temperature of 13 degrees, away from light, in a horizontal position.

Culinary associations

Stuffed cabbage rolls, pork ribbs, veal meat →

Stuffed cabbage rolls, pork ribbs, veal meat

It is a suitable companion for red meat, from veal goulash to game in sauce. Best served next to a plate of matured cheeses. It is also suitable for duck breast or Italian sausages.

Wine-making and maturation

Matured 12 months in oak barrel

Matured 12 months in oak barrel

The grapes are picked manually, and then carefully selected on the sorting tables. The maceration of grapes takes between 5 and 8 days at a controlled temperature of 16 ° C. The alcoholic fermentation (100% by the addition of selected yeast) is controlled at 26-28 ° C for another 8-10 days, followed by hot maceration (thermomaceration) between 5 and 8 days. Aging was done for about 12 months in French oak barrels at the second and third use.

Excellence

  • 2013- International Wine Salon VINVEST Timisoara: Gold Medal

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