Origini represents a selection of distinctive and elegant wines that faithfully express the unique character of Budureasca vineyards.
Only the very best grapes are used to create these unique wines, which have extraordinary aging potential.They are manually selected and sorted from parcels where climatic conditions, soil, and sunlight exposure are ideal, to give full-bodied wines with great character. The reds are aged for at least 12 months in oak barrels originating from different parts of the world to increase their complexity and structure.
These exquisite wines arise at the end of a creative process developed from the stage of grape cultivation in the vineyard, up to the aging of the wine in the bottle. The name Origini represents the origins of winemaking in this region, thousands of years ago.
Thanks to the exceptional climatic conditions of Budureasca’s vineyards, the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz grapes are able to reach their full potential. From these three noble varieties, aged under the blazing sun of 2011, was created this unique red blend, which is now part of Budureasca’s most exclusive wine collection.
In the glass, the wine flows with a full texture and greets us with aromas of red and black fruits, pomegranate and chocolate accents. The woody sensations are rather delicate and reveal a complex aromatic bouquet. The rich and juicy palate develops around notes of blackberries and spicy spices. The wine is further elevated by the complex tannins that come from aging in oak barrels.
For more complexity, this wine is aged for a period of 14 months in Romanian, French and American oak barrels. The wine is still more than suitable for bottle aging.
It pairs excellently with aged cheeses and deer or beef dishes with delicious sauces. Recommended temperature: 15ºC – 17ºC.
Budureasca vineyards are part of the famous Dealu Mare region (located in the Southern Subcarpathians) and spread over an area of approximately 275 hectares – of which 250 hectares were replanted, while the old vines were kept on 25 hectares.
The area includes numerous hills and valleys, from the Teleajen River in the west to the Buzau River in the east. The hilly massif, with its southern position, is an ideal place for vine cultivation. The altitude of Budureasca vineyards ranges from 175m to 400m. The conditions favor in particular the production of black grapes, but white grapes also enjoy extremely favorable conditions, resulting in very aromatic and fruity white wines.
The Southern positioning, sunny location and extremely rich soils, consisting of chernozems and limestone, offer our vines properties that are almost impossible to find in other regions of the country. The temperate continental climate, with frequent hot air coming from the Mediterranean side, also contributes to the exquisite quality of the wines produced here at Budureasca.
It is not a coincidence that Budureasca vineyards are located on Parallel 45, the same geographical coordinates as Bordeaux or Burgundy, two famous regions in the wine industry. The result is a terroir with extraordinary potential for the production of high-class wines.