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The Location

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Our vineyards are located in the area of ​​Byala cherkva, Veliko Tarnovo district, in the area known as Kokardja. The area has been known for many years with its traditions in grape growing.

The vineyard of Ruevit Estate Wine Cellar is located in the town of Byala Cherkva. It covers an area of ​​100 DKA. The main varieties that are grown are French red varieties Cabernet branch 169 and branch 685, Merlot branch 367, and the white variety Chardonnay branch 96.

The parantage of the variety is controlled according to the European requirements for the production of grapes for vinification of high quality wines. Planting the vineyard was done in two stages. The first plantings were made in 2000. The rest were planted in 2004. The vineyard is located in the locality of Kokadza near the town of Byala Cherkva, which is famous for its traditions in grape production for many years.

Decares
100 decares
Soil type
Black earth soils
Planted
Main varieties of Cabernet Branch 169 and Branch 685, Merlot Branch 367, and Chardonnay Branch 96.

Soil

The black earth soils are the most fertile and arable land. They have a powerful humus horizon and a well developed transitional horizon which directly transforms into a soil-forming rock.

Climate

Byala Cherkva falls into temperate continental climate. The most characteristic features are hot summer, cold winter and a big annual amplitude, close to the largest for the country.

Relief

Situated in the middle part of the Danube hilly plain – in the valley of triver Rositsa.

Solar

The frost free period is about 200 days. From 10 to 15 percent of annual rainfall are snow, and often a snow cover is formed. It has a typical continental character with a pronaunced influence of the cold north and northwest air masses. The summer is hot and the winter is cold.

Water

Byala Cherkva is situated on the banks of  river Rositsa.

Vegetation

Natural forest and forest-shrub vegetation. The main tree species are Hungarian oak and ceeris, on the more moist places are linden and ashl, and on the drier – hornbeam, hawthorn, lilac, etc.