Wines on the top of the classification pyramid. Avid single vineyard wines with a true sense of place.
The base of terroir-driven wines, reflecting the detailed location, elevation, and geology of the narrower wine-growing area (village).
Dry wines from the estate holdings, vinified and matured, with an emphasis on the expression of the territory (district).
|SVL Lega||SVL Vas||SVL Okoliš|
|Origin||Single vineyard||Narrow production area, defined by the SVL Rulebook||Wine-growing district|
|Varieties||Selected varieties, traditional for the wine-growing region, at least 85% share in a blend||Selected varieties, traditional for the wine-growing region, with at least 70% share in a blend||All recommended and allowed varieties of the wine-growing district|
|Max yield||50 hl/ha or 1,3 kg per vine||60 hl/ha or 1,5 kg per vine||Quality wine defined by law|
|Release date||White: >12 months
Red: >24 months after harvest
|White: >12 months
Red: >18 months after harvest
|White: >6 months
Red: >12 months after harvest
Terroir is all about the 3P. The Plant, the Place and the People. The personality of the true winemaker imprints the wine, and that is terroir too. The SVL Members vouch that their produce is crafted, bottled and classified in strict accordance with the agreed upon rules of the SVL Association.