Mihail Manolache, Tiberia Ioana Pop, Anca Cristina Babes, Iulia-Alexandra Farcas, Mariana Godoroja, Anamaria Călugăr, Emese Gal


Five monovarietal wines (Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rară Neagră from Republic of Moldova and Fetească Neagră from Romania) and two bivarietal wines (Codru and Vin Virgin also from Republic of Moldova) were submitted to a liquid-liquid extraction with dichloromethane and analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC–MS). A total of 23 volatile compounds were identified and quantified such as higher alcohols, esters, fatty acids and lactones. Considering all the volatile compounds detected, higher alcohols and esters are the main contributors to Romanian and Republic of Moldova red wines.


red wine, liquid-liquid extraction, GC-MS analysis, Republic of Moldova wines, Romanian wines

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