The author presents the geographical position of Romania as a vine-growing European country and analyses its relief and climate as factors of paramount importance for vine-growing environments. The climatogram system and the oenoclimatic aptitude index are applied in an analysis of the climatic characteristics of the Romanian vine-growing reg ions. The region of Cotnari and its wines, one of the oldest main vine-growing regions in the country, is characterised in the wider context of the main European vine-growing regions.
Author: COSTANTIN TÂRDEA
Professeur de Viticulture Université Agronomique de lasi – Roumanie
Keywords: Cotnari, terroir, milieu viticole, cépage, Grasa, Frâncusa, Feteasca, Tamâioasa româneasca
Cotnari, terroir, viticultural, environment, grapevine, Grasa, Frâncusa, Feteasca, Tamâioasa româneasca