Feteasca Alba

Feteasca Alba is a white grape variety originating from Romania, with a long winemaking history. It is a leading variety in Romania and is also found in Moldova and Ukraine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Feteasca Alba is a white grape variety with small-sized, thin-skinned berries. It produces wines with medium levels of acidity, moderate to high alcohol and floral aromas, with citrus and white fruit notes.

Fresh Feteasca Alba grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Feteasca Alba is found mainly in Romania, where it is one of the most planted varieties. It is also grown in Moldova, Hungary and Ukraine. Feteasca Alba is a vigorous variety that copes well with poorer soils. It has small, compact bunches of small, thin-skinned berries and is susceptible to downy and powdery mildews. It is often blended with other varieties, including Feteasca Neagra, Riesling and Chardonnay. Feteasca Alba wines vary considerably between regions. In Romania, Feteasca Alba wines are usually light and aromatic with citrus and floral notes. In Moldova, Feteasca Alba wines tend to be fuller-bodied and richer, with more tropical fruit aromas. Feteasca Alba wines are best served with light seafood dishes. They also pair well with white meats and creamy sauces.

Foods to pair with Feteasca Alba:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Feteasca Alba
Feteasca Alba means "white young girl" in the romanian language.

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