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Východoslovenská - "Eastern Slovakian wine region" 

Soils in this region are mainly of volcanic origin, brown soil type with sandy to silty subsoils in the bottom parts of deep soil profile, which are grading to clayey horizon. Climate is distinguished by pronounced higher level of continental character as opposed to western parts of Slovakia. As a result, weather has more stable character and therefore it is also optimal place for ripening of late maturing grape varieties.

Wine from Eastern Slovakian wine region is a product obtained exclusively by total or partial fermentation of grapes or grape must, which originates in this region. Taste of wine from this region is full bodied and harmonic, evokes grape in full ripeness, endorsed by fresh and elegant acidity.

Sub-regions of Východoslovenská wine region
PD Choňkovce
Fundus Regius 
Barko Vinum
Total volume of rainfall is 450 mm distributed fairly evenly throughout the year.  Altitude of vineyards in the area is from 100 to 250 metres above sea level. Average air temperature in the period from May to September range from 13 ° C to 21 ° C, the average temperature in growing season is 15,2 ° C. This region is second warmest amongst Slovak wine regions, average annual sunshine duration is 2200 hours, the sum of active air temperature during vegetation is at least 3300 ° C.
Volcanic origin is fundamental for higher content of minerals in soil, which is transferred into grapes and consequently to wine, warm sunny weather is contributing to excellent ripeness of grapes with average of 19 °NM, which allows the production of quality wines with attributes. Wines from this region are therefore opulent, rich in minerality and extract.
There is up to 10 000 vines/hectare density of vineyard. Number of vine buds shall not exceed 80 000 per one hectare of vineyard for production of wine, quality wine, sparkling wine of wine region, grower's sparkling wine or liqueur wine. Maximum of 65 000 vine buds for the production of quality wines with attribute.

Specification of Slovak Union of Grape and Wine Producers

Most grown grape varieties
Rizling vlašský (W)
35,8 %
Frankovka modrá (R)
10,1 %
Müller-Thurgau (W)
9,3 %
Rizling rýnsky (W)
8,6 %
Tramín červený (W)
5,5 %
Dievčie hrozno (W)
4,4 %
Pinot biely/blanc (W)
3,9 %
Sauvignon (W)
2,6 %
Veltlínske zelené (W)
2,1 %
Pinot šedý/gris (W)
2,1 %
Furmint (W)
1,6 %
Muškát Ottonel (W)
1,4 %
Veltlínske červené skoré (W)
1,3 %
Silvánske zelené (W)
1,3 %
André (R)
1,2 %
Muškát Moravský (W)
1,1 %