Area: 7100 hectares
Climate: sheltered from wind
Soil: volcanic rock (andesite-rhyolite-tuff) covered by loess and sand

Grape varieties, wines:

  • Müller-Thurgau – fragrant, light, soft
  • Italian Riesling – dry, fresh acidic
  • Muscat Ottonel – high alcohol content, fragrant, high sugar degree
  • Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch)
  • Zweigelt

In the largest hill and mountain wine region good quality white wine is produced. The hill-sides are sheltered from the north wind by the mountain chain of the Mátra and most of the vine-territories can be found amidst forests.

Wine(s) available from Mátra wine region: