Lacerta Winery, Discover this Modern Winery
Lacerta Winery is a modern winery in the wine region of Buzau with modern, state of the art winemaking and the biggest barrique cellar in Romania, in a beautiful surrounding. The winery sits on the same 45th parallel as Bordeaux and Piedmont, to the south of the Roman Carpathians, and experiences long, sunny autumns with wet springs. One can find small lizards here displaying the cleanliness of the fertile soils in the region. In 2011, their award-winning wines borrowed the Latin name of lizards, Lacerta.
In the middle of the Lacerta Winery estate is the Dorobantu Manor House, built by the famous architect, Ion Mincu, in 1901 and renovated in 2005 according to the new owner’s plans.
Winemaking at the Lacerta Winery
Their vineyards are present over an 82-hectare land that receives adequate sunshine and rainfall. Their wines have numerous gold medals at prestigious events, and the rich history and attractive architecture of the place make their winery so successful. The main grape varietals that grow in their vineyards are Cabernet, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Feteasca Neagra, Feteasca Alba, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, and Blaufränkisch. The best grapes are handpicked and further processed to make their high-quality red, white, rosé, and dessert wines.
The barrique barrels in their cellar are made of unique oak from France, Russia, Hungary, USA, and Romania. The fermentation and aging of wines in these barrels give a fruity taste and aroma to their wines. The winery combines its traditional methods with modern and innovative techniques to make the best wines.