Negru de Drăgășani or Black of Dragasani is a recent red grape variety obtained after the mixing of two ancient grapes: the forgotten Negru Vârtos or Stout Black and gerogian grape Saperavi.
It is planted in a limited area in Drăgășani, in the south of Romania.
At full maturity the grapes accumulate an average of 233-234 g/ l of sugar and 4.5 g/ l of acidity (H2SO4). High content in anthocyanins.
It has potential to give high quality dry wines, fresh and fruity, suitable for aging in oak barrels that increases the complexity.
The wine has good body and intense taste, in the aromatic palette we can find aromas of black cherries, sour cherries, blackberries and spices.
The astringency and the acidity are medium, the alcohol level is at least 12.5%.
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