Cramele Recaș launches orange wine

20th March, 2017 by Arabella Mileham

Romanian wine producer Cramele Recaș has launched its first orange wines, which will be sold into the UK, Dutch and Danish markets.

The new orange wine, which debuts at ProWein this year, has a distribution run of around 7,500 bottles and will be marketed under the winery’s Sole range and distributed in the UK by Copestick Murray.

Created by winemakers Hartley Smithers and Nora Iriate, the 100% Chardonnay orange wine gets its distinctive dark straw and orange shade from macerating 50% of the de-stemmed crushed grapes in juice for three weeks, before blending it with half the grapes that have undergone carbonic maceration with no added yeast.

The “complex and structured” wine bears “attractively nutty notes within a refreshingly crisp and mineral texture”, the company said.

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