Dracula 555

Feteasca Neagra, or Black Maiden and Black Fairy, is the jewel of Romanian indigenous grape varieties with a millennial history. Seeds of Feteasca Neagra were discovered in ancient vestiges from Romania, more than 2000 years old. It is considered to make some of the top red Romanian wines, exhibiting spicy, smoky fruit characters and good tannin structure. The maximum potential is reached after the maturation in oak barrels, followed by the aging in the bottle, resulting in high-quality wines with strong typing. The Dracula 555 is made by famous Romanian winemaker Aurelia Visinescu. TASTING: Intense red color wine, it has a unique character of dry plums, black fruit, and sweet spice with vanilla coming from aging in Romanian oak barrels. ( 30% new and 70% second time used South Romanian oak medium + and high toasted (a blend of Q.sesilliflora and Q. robur). Velvety texture and well balanced by the round tannins, silky on the palate; long, smooth aftertaste. It is recommended to be served at 16°C, along with lamb, pork, veal, and beef dishes. It goes well even with fried chicken.TECHNICAL INFORMATION: Variety: Fetească Neagră Yield: 33.5 hl Oak aging: 19 months Alcohol content (vol%): 14,5

Product Number: 8
Wine Producer: Legendary Dracula
Vintage: 2017
Region / Appellation: DOC_CT Dealu Mare
Country: Romania
Wine Colour: Red
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): 19.99
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes