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Feteasca Neagra, someone ?

🍷🍇🍷Have you ever tried 100% Feteasca Neagra wines? If you haven’t yet and you are in the search of full bodied reds, then you should! 🙋‍♀️🔝
My choice of the day is once again a wine from Moldova, producing country I am discovering with a lot of excitement! It has so much to offer!
In terms of this indigenous intense grape variety, it is also very popular in Romania. Both regions share the passion and proudness of producing some top unique reds so intense and corpulent. Here the one produced by Moldovan prestigious producer Cricova, a delicious and high-quality red, limited edition, full of aromas and flavors. In the nose, it’s an explosion of spicy and smoky notes, and in the mouth it is very concentrated and intense in tannin structure. If you like strong reds to pair with your next “T-bone steak”, let me tell you that this wine is ready for you! Anyways, I also suggest to be patient and keep it in the cellar for a couple of years for an even better tasting experience!
Available only in private imports (ask @vinohora_wines for more details). Cheers! (Marina La Forgia)


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