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CRICOVA is the biggest and one of the most impressive wine cellar from Europe. Our history starts since 1952.

Sparkling Wines - Methode Charmat

Crisecco

This remarkable blend was made in the “Charmat method”, similar to an Italian Prosecco, from  the indigenous Feteasca Alba (Royal Maiden) and  Muscat grapes. Shiny pale lemon color, nice floral aromas with hints of peach, apple, pear and crisp accents of citrus. Creamy texture with a persistent mousse richness and a long lingering finish.  

Lacrima Dulce

Crafted from Muscat grapes, this fine sparkling wine is remarkable for its shiny light straw color. It has a full, balanced taste with a rich floral bouquet  and aromas of pineapple, apricot and honey. The finish is soft and delicate.

Lacrima Dulce Rose

Sensual and fresh, with pronounced notes of berries and flowers. The sparkling wine Lacrima Dulce Rose is a completely unique blend, with expressive floral aromas and creamy taste. 

Sparkling Wines - Methode Champenoise

White Brut

Made in compliance with the classical French method from white grapes varieties of Pinot and Chardonnay, this elegant sparkling wine displays a golden straw color with greenish shades. On the palate there are notes of green apples, quince, and orange peel. The finish is expressive, creamy, vivid.

Grand Vintage White Brut

This wine masterpiece is made from Pinot Noir grapes, grown on the sunny slopes of amazingly beautiful Moldova.The fine floral bouquet evokes elegance and class, followed by a fresh and delicate taste. Made in compliance with the classical Traditional method in the world famous Cricova Cellars.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Crafted with grapes harvested from the vineyards located in the Codru and Valul lui Traian wine regions, this dry wine displays a lovely dark ruby color, reminiscent of ripe pomegranate. Soft bouquet of floral and vanilla on the nose. The taste is fresh with a smooth finish.

Sauvignon

This aromatic Sauvignon with a sparkling straw-yellow colour was harvested from Cricova vineyards in the Central and Southern Moldova wine regions. On the nose it exhibits a mild bouquet of jasmine and honey. The taste is fresh and smooth with a crisp, dry minerality.

Merlot

This soft Merlot was crafted with grapes harvested from the vineyards located in the Codru and Valul lui Traian wine regions. Medium bright ruby, with a nose of  cherry and plums. Fresh taste and a smooth finish.

Muscat

A delicate semisweet white wine made from Muscat grapes harvested in the  vineyards located in Codru and Valul lui Traian wine regions of Moldova. It displays a golden straw color with amazing floral notes. This wine exhibits a refreshing citrus fruit with a lingering sweet finish.

Prestige 

Codru

This prestigious red dry wine is made from 75% Cabernet-Sauvignon and 25% Merlot grapes. It is remarkable for its delicate bouquet with a distinguished blackberry nose. The finish is long, with nuances of velvety cherry stone.

“Cricova” is located in a unique place in the central region of the Republic of Moldova. The picturesque vineyards spread in the vicinity of the country’s most imposing natural and historical attractions – the natural forest reserve “Codrii” and the archaeological complex of Old Orhei. The Republic of Moldova is known to have a favorable climate with mild winters, plenty of sunny days, and the most fertile chernozem soil. Thus, Cricova winemakers are some of the luckiest ones.

At present, the company’s vineyards are the largest in the country and spread over an area of ​​over 600 hectares. The Cricova and Criuleni agricultural farms are located in the center of the country, whereas the Găvănoasa and Luceşti farms are in the south.

The geographic diversity of the vineyards belonging to the associated factory is yet another important benefit, namely the opportunity of cultivating various varieties of vines, depending on the climatic peculiarities and the soil of the location. As a result, the company cultivates such vine varieties as Muscat, Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Sauvignon and Merlot in the district of Cahul, whereas varieties such as Pinot, Sauvignon, Rkaţiteli and Aligote are grown in the country’s central region.

The associated factory has long been standing out due to its advantages of complete production cycle and own raw materials. The control at every stage of the production process, from the planting of cuttings to the delivery of the finished products, has enabled Cricova to ensure superior quality, authenticity and originality of the formula of the wines produced here.

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