The Erdut terroir
Erdutski vinogradi d.o.o. are set in the sloping hillside of Dalj mount alongside the banks of the Danube river, flowing beside Erdut and making it a peninsula. The conditions are ideal for viticulture – a height of 130 to 190 meters above sea level, slightly sloping towards the south on alluvial soils – we have the largest plantation vineyard in Croatia with a surface of 490 hectares.
The company Erdutski vinogradi d.o.o. have a total of 513 hectares of vineyards.
White varieties are dominant in the whole vineyard, and in the Erdut vineyards they take up 75% of the surface. Graševina is the dominant variety, planted on 280 hectares. Besides graševina, we have chardonnay, pinot gris, traminer, Rhine riesling. Red wine varieties: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, frankovka, pinot noir and zweigelt take up 25% of the space.
Erdut is similar to Dubrovnik in the number of sunny days per year.