Babić is a full-bodied red wine that is made from the dark blue/red wine grapes that are grown in the region of Šibenik in Dalmatia. The fruity wine is characterised with a strong density and taste, and has traces of rich berries, plums, figs, and spices.
Bogdanuša is a popular white wine from the island of Hvar. The wine boasts a pleasant floral aroma and a light, refreshing taste. The name Bogdanuša translates to “gift from God”.
Debit is made from golden yellow grapes that produce a fabulous citric herbal taste with fresh tones. Produced in the central and north coast of Croatia, Debit matures and develops its taste to resemble Vermouth. It’s a popular choice to enjoy with fish specialties and seafood dishes.
Dingač is a robust red wine from the Pelješac Peninsula. Made from the plavac mali grape variety, the flavoursome wine has an attractive dark red to purple colour. Dingač is a premium quality Croatian wine that is often reserved for special occasions.
Malvazija is a dry white wine that is made from the white grapes grown in the region of Istria. Its pleasing citrus aroma and intensive flavour are suitable to pair with a wide variety of foods. The wine has traces of white pepper and dried grass.
Plavac Mali is one of the most popular red wine types produced in Croatia. The grape variety that is used to make this wine is the most planted in Dalmatia and Pelješac. Plavac Mali boasts the distinct flavour of ripe cherries and has notes of spices and pepper. The wine has a high percentage of alcohol and rich tannins, and ages well.
The popular white wine Pošip comes from the region of Dalmatia. The grapes are grown on the coast and the wine is produced on the islands of Hvar and Korčula. Although Pošip has a strong aroma, the notes are surprisingly refreshing. If you are dining on fresh seafood, grilled fish and summery salads, this fruity, fragrant wine is the perfect accompaniment.
Wine-tasting in Croatia is still quite an untapped area. It gives you a chance to explore off-the-beaten-track areas and discover the passion and knowledge that Croatians have for wine. Many have making wine for generations. Give us a call today for the best tips on wineries with excellent vintages and the warmest welcomes.
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