Fetească neagră

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fetească Neagră
Grape (Vitis)
Feteasca Neagra.jpg
Color of berry skinBlack
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledCoada Rândunicii, Coada Rîndunicei, Coada Rîndunicii, Păsăreasca Neagră, Poama Fetei Neagră (rom./mold.), Chornaya Fetyaska (russ.), Fekete Leányka (hungarian), Mädchentraube Schwarz, Schwarze Mädchentraube (germ.)
Notable regionsMoldavia, Muntenia, Oltenia, Northern Dobruja, Banat
Sex of flowersHermaphrodite

Fetească Neagră (Romanian pronunciation: [feˈte̯askə ˈne̯aɡrə]); English: Black Maiden) is an old pre-phylloxeric variety of Romanian - Moldovan grape,[1] cultivated mainly in several areas in the Romanian regions of Moldavia, Muntenia, Oltenia, Banat, Northern Dobruja[2] and also in the Republic of Moldova.

These grapes produce dry, demi-dry or sweet wines, with an alcohol content of 12-14%,[3] a deep red colour with ruby shades, and a black currant flavour, which becomes richer and smoother with aging.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ VITIS catalogue Archived 2012-04-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Feteasca Neagra at Romanian Wine
  3. ^ Feteasca Neagra at Romanian Wine