Rara Neagră, or "Rare Black" is considered to be a rare and unique grape variety, with limited plantings and production outside of Moldova & Romania. It is known for its ability to produce high-quality, age-worthy wines with good aging potential
Varietal Origin: Rara Neagră is a red grape variety that is native to Moldova & Romania. It is primarily grown in the Dealurile Munteniei region of Romania, as well as in some other parts of the country.
Typical Taste Profile: Rara Neagră wines are known for their rich and intense red color, with flavors of dark berries, cherry, and plum. They typically have moderate to high tannins and moderate acidity, and can exhibit floral and spicy notes. Rara Neagră wines are often described as having a velvety texture and a medium to full body.
Regional Styles: Rara Neagră is used to produce both varietal wines and blended wines in Romania. It is often blended with other local grape varieties, such as Fetească Neagră, to create complex and balanced red wines. Rara Neagră is also used in the production of rosé wines and sparkling wines in Romania