2019 Wines Of Illyria Plavac Mali
2019 Wines Of Illyria Plavac Mali This full bodied 2019 wine is made of 100% Plavac Mali, the original Zinfandel, a native variety of Herzegovina (HER-tsuh-goh-vee-nuh) wine region and Croatian islands. One can taste Mediterranean heat, limestone rich soil, aromas of fruits, minerals and herbs in every drop of this wine. This very tasty and elegant wine exhibits ripe pomegranate, plums and almonds, currants, and other dark red fruit flavors. Authentic, pure and very well balanced, with wonderful integration of tannins and acidity. Aged in large oak barrels for two years. A lovely wine to pair with steak, lamb, pork or pasta. Decant it few hours or a day before consuming, to let it show it’s full potential.
The Citluk Winery is the biggest winery in B&H with a keeping and elaboration capacity of 110 000 hl. The Citluk Winery is the biggest winery in B&H with a keeping and elaboration capacity of 110 000 hl. The winery owns over 300 ha of its own vineyards, consisting mainly of Zilavka and Blatina, recently credited with the plantations of two of the most famous world cultivars, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Herzegovina vino d.o.o Mostar, strategical partner of the Čitluk Winery, owns 100 hectares of vineyards, mainly Blatina, Žilavka, and Vranac. The overall quantity of grapes from these vineyards is turned into wine in the cellar of the Citluk Winery with the latest winemaking equipment. The winery buys off all the market excess of Zilavka and Blatina from the area of Herzegovina.