Zlatan Otok Plavac Mali Barrique

Zlatan Otok Plavac Mali Barrique

PRODUCER

COUNTRY

Croatia

WINE TYPE

Red

APPELLATION

Hvar

VARIETY

Plavac Mali

AGE OF VINES

35 years

FARMING

Sustainable

SOIL

Karst (landscape formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks)

ALTITUDE

2500 ft.

FERMENTATION

Native yeast in tank

AGING

18 months in barrique 50% new; 6 months in bottle

DESCRIPTION

High quality dry red wine made from selected grapes of Plavac Mali from the southern position of Hvar. Combined aging for 18 months in old and new barrique barrels (volume 225 l), and another 6 months in the bottle after filling. The wine is rich structure with a slight hint of animal notes, aromas of dried plums, cherries and chocolate. Distinctly southern character. Wine has been repeatedly awarded gold and silver medals, and it is also awarded several times as champion.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Vineyards: Hvar, southern position

Slope: 40 – 60 degrees

Yields per vine: 0.70 g

Picking: manual