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BIBICH 12 POSIP CROATIA WHITE
BIBICH 2012 POSIP WHITE
NORTH DALMATIA, CROATIA
Item: #372452
Bottle Size:750ml
$14.98
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Although Pošip originates from the Island of Korčula in southern Dalmatia, it also thrives on the seaside vineyards of Northern Dalmatia. Early budding and ripening with a thin skin, Read More...
this is a grape that can easily generate sugars resulting in 16% alcohol. However, pick at the right time and an incredibly high quality and full-bodied (even without using oak) wine is possible. The 2012 was fermented dry in stainless steel at colder temperatures. It’s a great balancing act of freshness and weight. Ripe fruit, great acid, oily texture, and honeyed notes, locals pair it with thick seafood pastas and roast chicken crusted with Mediterranean herbs.
DINGAC 12 PELJESAC RED
DINGAC 2012 PELJESAC RED
Item: #374417
Bottle Size:750ml
$11.95
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Although wine has been made in Croatia since the time of the Ancient Greeks, the Croatian wine industry really took off after the Republic of Croatia declared its independence from Read More...
Yugoslavia in 1991. Croatia’s best known red wine is made from the Plavac Mali grape, a relative of Zinfandel. The Dingac Winery is located on the southern slopes of the Peljesac Peninsula along Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. The 2012 Peljesac (100% Plavac Mali) displays the dark berry fruit and mild spiciness of a California Zin without the heaviness or high alcohol found in some from the Golden State. On the nose you find spice, black pepper and blackberry notes which lead to sweet cherry fruit and light spice in the mouth. This is a fruit forward, uncomplicated red with the flavors of a Zin and the body of a Beaujolais Village. The slight hint of sweetness on the finish makes this a good red to serve with cheese and crackers. It will also go well with burgers, pizza, grilled sausages and barbecued chicken.
KOZLOVIC 12 MALVASIA
KOZLOVIC 2012 DRY MALVASIA
ISTRIA, CROATIA
Item: #303970
Bottle Size:750ml
$18.95
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MILOS 09 PLAVAC MALI
MILOS 2009 PLAVAC MALI, CROATIA
Item: #374418
Bottle Size:750ml
$19.98
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The Milos winery is located on the beautiful mountainous peninsula of Peljesac, just outside the ancient town of Ston. Plavac Mali (the result of a crossing of the original Zinfandel vine, Crljenak, Read More...
and another Croatian red, Dobricic) is the principal red grape variety grown in Croatia. Milos has some of the best vineyard sites on the peninsula -- steep limestone slopes looking down on the Adriatic sea.

The 2009 has a nose of red roses, autumn leaves and mushrooms giving way to rich red and black fruit flavors and well rounded tannins. Frano Milos uses natural yeast fermentation and ages the wine for 12 months in neutral Slavonian oak followed by 24 months bottle aging before release.
SIPUN 12 ZLAHTINA
SIPUN 2012 ZHALTINA, CROATIA
DRY WHITE
Item: #342375
Bottle Size:750ml
$15.98
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From the importer's website: "For thousands of years, humans have relaxed on the Mediterranean island paradise of Krk, and drank its wines. Once planted to 250,000 hectares of vineyards, Read More...
today there are just 250; 95% of which are planted to the native white varietal Zlahtina. Vigneron Ivica Dobincic is the biggest champion of this grape, and is actively re-introducing other varietals as well." The bright red rose on the label is one of the Sipun- the wild roses that dot the hillsides on the island. "Easy-going, relaxed, breezy: the sort of wine best sipped lazily with briny hors d'oeuvres. Sipun is charming, with subtle peach, gardenia, and sea air notes giving a savory quality as well; balanced, mineral and low enough acid to make it gulpable." Lovely alone, it would also pair well with hard cheeses, fish, herb-infused dishes, and roast chicken.
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