Zlatan Otok Plavac

Zlatan Otok Plavac

PRODUCER

COUNTRY

Croatia

WINE TYPE

Red

APPELLATION

Island of 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

Large wooden barrels (volume 40, 96 and 130 hl) and stainless steel for 12 months and another 4 months in bottle to rest before release

DESCRIPTION

High quality Plavac Mali from the localities of Sveta Nedjelja. This wine ages in large wooden barrels (volume 40, 96 and 130 hl) and stainless steel for 12 months and another 4 months in bottle to rest before release.  Dark red in color, it has a rich structure and a long persistence. This Plavac spans everything from the traditional drink of fishermen, farmers and the smallest detail on the best table.

Alcohol: 14%

Vineyards: Hvar

Slope: 40 – 60 degrees

Yields per vine: 0.70 g

Picking: manual