Ivan took over the task to stub the 3 ha of virgin forest to ensure the space for organic wine-growing. The cellar dates from 1835 and Ivan restored it to preserve the cultural heritage. The production of wine is based on the top quality grapes with no interventions and with indigenous yeasts. This approach is crucial to transfer the character of terroir and vintage which results in original, sincere and natural wines.
Family company Ivan Kosovec is located on the hills of Moslovačka highlands in Popovača where the family owns 3 ha of vineyards with approximately 19,000 vines in one of the most beautiful positions in Moslavina. The dominant variety is Škrlet, Chardonnay, Frankovka, Zweigelt, and Pinot Noir. The philosophy of wine-growing is based on eco principles and techniques based on hand-work and minimal use of mechanization, artificial compost, insecticides and herbicides.
Blaüfrankish is an Austrian vine widely planted in Germany (Lemberger), Hungary (Kékfrankos) and Croatia (Frankovka). The richness of the body with 12.5% alcohol is blended with harmony achieved in the vineyard. This wine has a balance between freshness and tannic components. It is produced with minimal intervention in the cellar which results in young Frankovka with the aromatic specter typical for the variety and the region. The fruitiness and earthy notes are the sign of the variety with aromas of rich fruits. On the palate is dynamic, lively and food-friendly.