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White Label Alb de Oniţcani Classic - 2018


3.80 / 5.0

white still, dry
Valul lui Traian, Moldova
Alb de Oniţcani
105 MDL, 150 UAH
not available
Novak White Label Alb de Oniţcani Classic 2018

Produs din struguri selecți din soiul autohton Alb de Onițcani, culeși manual în parte de sud a Moldovei, de pe podgorii vinicole proprii, după tehnologia vinurilor albe. Posedă o culoare aurie cu nuanțe verzui, aromă complexă de flori albe, mere verzi cu nuanțe fine de fructe galbene. Gust suav echilibrat, ce redă o savoare deosebită și prospețime maximă. Îmbuteliat în mod steril la rece și fără pasteurizare.

Produced from selected grapes from the local variety Alb de Onițcani, manually harvested in the southern part of Moldova, from their own vineyards, following the technology of white wines. It has a golden color with greenish hues, complex aroma of white flowers, green apples with fine hints of yellow fruits. Soft balanced taste, which gives a great flavor and maximum freshness. Bottled sterile in cold and without pasteurization.


3.80 / 5.0750 ml

First nose reveals dried apricots and nuts. Then there are green apples, grass and yellow fruits. The taste is dull, like an unripe apple. Acidity is high (though has different characteristics when compared to Txakoli).

This wine is interesting because it has aroma of sweet wine, while being dry. I enjoy greenish apple.


Novak Winery, situated in the Cantemir district of the Republic of Moldova, melds tradition with modern innovation, embodying a fresh vision of time-honored winemaking practices. Established on the foundation of an old enterprise from 1977, the winery was officially founded in 2004 and has since gained prominence in the southern region of the country.

Spanning over 30 hectares in IGP Valul lui Traian, the Novak vineyards can be found across Comrat, Tartaul, and Ciobalaccia villages. These vineyards are home to both classic and indigenous grape varieties. Alongside international favorites like Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Malbec, they also cultivate traditional local varieties such as Rară Neagră and Feteasca Regală. Notably, the winery has championed the revival of certain nearly forgotten varieties, including Alb de Onițcani and Floricica, which some experts believed were lost in history.