The property of the Cattunar family has constantly been expanding and has reached the present 56 hectares of vineyards. Autochthonous Istrian varieties of grapes such as Malvasia, Terana, Muscat Momjanski and Muscat rose, as well as other varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc have been planted on the vineyards.
The Terroir of Western Istria may be the most specific in all of Croatia. In the western Istria, all three essential elements of terroir – soil, climate and man (local culture) meet in full with their features and contrasts which leads to a unique result, therefore it is not uncommon for western Istria to be home to some of the most special and successful Croatian wines.
The vineyards of Western Istria – Brtonigla are located on four types of soil (from which the most important project is the Cattunar wine, Four soils), among which the most famous are terrarossa (the red soil) and the black, gray and white soil.
The Cattunar family from Brtonigla gives and will continue to give everything it can to achieve the best version of Istrian Malvasia and Teran to this noble and old Terroir.
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