Progress of Cryogenics and Isotopes Separation , ISSN: 1582-2575
2014, Volume 17, Issue 2

Influence of Climatic Factors on Sensory Characteristics of Wines Originated from Intra- and Extra-Carphatian Areas

Diana Stegarus

National Research and Development Institute for Cryogenics and Isotopic Technologies - ICSI Rm. Valcea, Uzinei Street no. 4, PO Box Râureni 7, 240050, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania

*Corresponding author: Diana Ionela Steg?ru?, E-mail:

Published: October 2014


An approach of the sensory quality of Chardonnay wines from Piedmont Plateau and central Transylvania, Romania, is attempted in this paper, through the influence of climatic factors in each individual studied region. Thus, the viticultural bioclimatic index (IBV) for 2013 was established and the sensory characteristics of wines performed by a group of three authorized tasters were scored. The conclusion drawn from our results was that a superior bioclimatic index yields to more flavorful, tasty and slightly astringent wines.


Wine, aroma, bioclimatic index, sensory profile.

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