Dabovets vineyard is the pride of Midalidare estate. Situated northeasterly over the smaller eastern winery, the vineyard illuminates the view with its specific red clayey soils. After a long period and application of compulsory requirements and practices, in 2018 the vineyard was is officially certified for a production of organic grapes.
Dabovets is located in the area of the same name and is 15.4 hectares in size. The soils are characterized by a high content of clay with specific red color. In pedology some soils are defined as red earth, with an accentuated presence of clayey fraction. Red colour indicates variety of iron oxides. The iron oxides differ in colour and may change the shade of the soil according to their conditions. It is therefore possible to determine the degree of soil drainage with a certain approximation. Compared to typical clayey soils, red soils have excellent drainage characteristics. The color of Dabovets vineyard is red-brown and is particularly suitable for the production of wine.
Dabovets vineyard is situated on hilly terrain with 10% slope. The average altitude is 360-390 metres above sea level. The temperature amplitudes are great, but the altitude prevents vines from spring frosts. Being a highest vineyard at Midalidare, Dabovets benefits from more than 2800 hours of sunshine per year and more than 100 clear days per year.
Terroir of Dabovets is extremely suitable for Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Mourvedre.
Grapes from Dabovets are used for the following wines: Grand Vintage Syrah, Grand Vintage Malbec, Grand Vintage Cabernet Franc, Rose de Mourvedre Single Barrel, Rose de Mourvedre, 42/25 Rose Syrah.