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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Substantial Wines of Croatia
February 15, 2017



2015 Vina Benvenuti Malvasia Istriana: Bright straw. Peach and tropical fruit aromas. Full bodied with balancing acidity and mineral character. Very Good Plus 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

2014 Zlatan Otok Posip White: Bright straw gold. Apricot, peach and citrus aromas and flavors with a lush texture. Floral notes in the long finish. Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.90; Case, 17.85

Red 2013 Vina Skaramuca Plavac Premium: Dark ruby red. Raspberry, pepper in a strong flavor format with full body . Very Good Plus 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59



2010 Vina Skaramuca Dinjac Reserve: Deep ruby red. Clear and subtle varietal aromas with various berry fruits, spice and earth. Good Structure. Very Good Plus Plus 24.99; Mixed Case, 22.49; Case, 21.24

2011 Zlatan Otok Plavac Hvar: Dark red. Black raspberry, pepper and forest floor balsam with rich structure and a long finish. Very Good Plus Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2012 Vina Benvenuti Teran: Dark ruby. Mineral driven dark red fruit. Complex and harmonious structure with vanilla and spice. Long balanced finish. Very Good Plus to Excellent 32; Mixed Case, 28.80; Case, 27.20


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