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Primary production

production.jpgThe specific of the wine is conditioned by many factors. Its taste, color, aroma, the character depends on the soil, climate and on the methods of winemaking used in different regions.

While taking the decision of creating grape processing factories “Acorex Wine Holding” company took into consideration the following factors:
1.    After performing researches on soil and climate conditions during several of years by Italian experts together with the Moldavian scientists from the Institute of Viticulture and wine-making, the most benefic regions of prospective viticulture in the southern part of the country were found

  • vineyards located between the 45th and the 46th parallel;
  • with a soil coverage where usual and carbonic chernozem prevails;
  • hills, that are traced by plains of rivers and lakes, with an average level of 120-160 meters above the sea;
  • temperate continental climate, mild winter and hot summer, with a total active temperature between 3350-3400 С;
  • precipitation per year from 250 to 350 mm.

2.    A rich experience of the viticulture farms in growing vine, the implementing of progressive methods in vine cultivation and treatment:

  • from 1 hectare of vineyard are collected from 4 to 7 tons of grapes;
  • on one hectare there are cultivated in average 2500-3500 vines;
  • from 1000 kg of grapes are produced 650-700 liters of wine;
  • the average fruiting of grapes is 25-35 years.

3.    The presence of the most requested European grape varieties for the production of quality wines. Many vineyards were planted in the middle of the 80s, and their general condition is good, which is confirmed by many researches of the foreign experts:

  • Cabernet-Sauvignon,
  • Merlot,
  • Pinot Noir,
  • Chardonnay,
  • Sauvignon Blanc,
  • Aligote,
  • Muscat group (white Muscat, Muscat Ottonel and Muscat Hamburg),
  • Traminer Group (white Traminer and pink Traminer),
  • Pinot group (Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris).

4.    The factories of the primary wine-making are located close to vineyards, which allows save the time between the collection and the processing of grapes (in order to prevent any spontaneous processes, that take place inside the berry, it is recommended not to store the collected grapes longer then 4-6 hours)

  • manual harvesting of the grapes;
  • the grapes is harvested at a sugar content level above 18%;
  • a thorough control of the general indicators of the grapes’ quality is performed.

The factories where the grapes for the wines of “Acorex Wine Holding” are processed are located in unique micro zones in the south of Moldova in the regions of Corten, Tvardita and Valea Perjei.

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