The grape in this one is Plavina which is a child of Tribidag (Zinfandel) and Verdeca.  It grows in the coastal areas of Croatia.  Ruby in color, mostly clear but a bit flat.  The nose has cherries and a touch of barnyard. Medium bodied.  Unfortunately, this has been infect with Brettanomyces which in this case gave it an earthy barnyard nose, but overwhelmed the palate.  More of a plastic band-aid quality with a metallic finish.  It seemed like there might be some nice cherry fruit underneath.  Brett is an issue which can vary from wine to wine depending on how much the yeast has bloomed due to warmer temperatures.  This one was problematic and for that reason, it seems unfair to score the wine.  

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Vintage: 
2016
Current Price: 
$20.00USD

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