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Online Wine Merchant Turton Wines introduces Moldovan wines into the UK.Moldovan wines UK (February 14, 2011) Online wine merchant Turton Wines has a range of fine wines from the famous Cricova vineyards. The second largest vineyard in Moldova it boasts 120 kilometres of underground tunnels each one name after the wine stored there. The temperature is maintained at about 12 °C all year round (which is perfect for wine). Legend has it that in 1966 astronaut Yuri Gagarin entered the cellars, re-emerging (with assistance) two days later. Russian president Vladimir Putin celebrated his 50th birthday there. Buy Moldova wine from Turton Wines now. The range of Moldovan wines includes
Cricova Gratiesti 1990 Cellar Collection Dessert Wine
Appearance: a tawny almost marmalade hue.
Aromas: a nutty raisined nose, almost fruit cake like of complexity and depth, attractive and of good quality.
Palate: a sweet lush mouthful with a delicious freshness which belies the age of the wine. The wine has a fine balanced and tremendous grace, the acidity is finely balanced and the nutty, raisined fruit evolves well in the decanter and glass.
Serving suggestions: nutty-chocolate cakes, fresh fruit, assorted fruit salads, ice-cream, jelly, mousse, fruit-cakes, cream
Cricova Cabernet 2005 Prestige Collection Wine
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Style: Medium bodied
The 2005 Cabernet harvest was selected by Cricova oenologists to produce this prestige colection wine - a true masterpiece! Just the selected grapes in the selected years make it into the Cricova Cellars! Aged in oak for 18 months.
Appearance: this wine is distinguished by its gorgeous pomegranate colour.
Aromas: rich perfectly-balanced bouquet with almond and violet aromas.
Palate: velveteen taste, with vivid prunes and cherry pit tints, thanks to the aging in oak barrels. The wine is light to medium bodied and carries black fruits and firm slightly green tannins. A modest length.
Serving suggestions: to be served at rooms temperature (+16° to +18°), accompanied by complex, spicy meat dishes like: fried, grilled or stuffed with vegetables pork, lamb or veal, with various piquant sauces, cutlets, goulash, beafstroganoff, spaghetti with aromatic meat sauces, game etc, as well as by hard noble cheese varieties
Cricova Chardonnay 2005 Prestige Collection Wine
Style: Dry, Oaked
Appearance: this wine distinguished by its pure light-straw color.
Aromas: a rich perfectly-balanced flower bouquet,
Palate: fine harmonious taste with delicate vanilla tints and a fine aroma of oak barrels ageing.
Serving suggestions: to be served at a temperature of +10° to 12°?, accompanied by cold starters, soft blue cheeses, spicy chicken or game and sauces, roasted or grilled fish as well as soups, salads, seafood or tomato and cheese pizza.
Cricova Brut de Reserva Traditional Method
Grape: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Both the creativity and the high-level professionalism of the Cricova wine-makers are clearly expressed in this exclusive product. The selection of just the highest quality grapes of European classical varieties - Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, being cultivated in the Codru region of Moldova to be then matured in the excellent Cricova Cellars is what makes it stand out from the crowd. Serving suggestions: Any time, any place.... any where
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