The winery of S.A."Imperial Vin" winery (until 1998 was named "Strugur Solaris") was founded in 1977. The winery is located in the south of Moldova, between the villages of Pleshen and Haneseni district of Cantemir. Vineyards are located along the river "Prut", in the natural, especially protected landscape reserve "Tigetski Kodry". The total area of vineyards that produce grapes is 234.32 hectares.
The sum of the active temperatures is ranges from 3100 оС in the Codru area to 3300-3400 оС in the Prut areas. The average monthly temperature of the warmest month is July from +22 to +25 оС. The coldest temperature in winter is from -18,5 to -21,5 оС. The duration of the vegetation period is 180 days, during which 270 mm of precipitation falls.
Climatic conditions allow to grow the following grape varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Malbec, Aligote, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon, Traminer Roz, Pinot Gris, Muscat Ottonel, Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, Fetească albă.
Imperial Vin Holding is a group of interconnected production and commercial enterprises providing a full business cycle, including:
- Own vine plantations
- Collection and processing up to 15 thousand tons of grapes per year
- Bottling of wines up to 50 thousand bottles per day
- Geography of sales: Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, USA.
- Our wines are awarded numerous awards at international exhibitions and are appreciated by professional specialists and ordinary consumers.