Grape: 100% Plavac Mali. Region: Croatia> Dalmatia>Peljesac Peninsula. Notes: Organic, dry farming, 6 months in French Oak (used), Niko Bura winemaker.
Description: Located on the steep southern slopes of Peljesac Peninsula, known for its big red wine, Bura Vineyards produce the most unique, delicious and prestigious wine ever to come out of the Dalmatian coast. Niko Bura stands out as the best winemaker in a Croatia. The Bura family has one of the longest traditions of winemaking in Croatia spanning over 16 generations since 1410. The wine exhibits dark ruby color with transparency at the center. Intense aromas of wild strawberry but restrained on the palate. Medium bodied with polished tannins and a touch of roasted almond toward the finish.
Food pairing: Barbecue, beef (grilled, roasted), berry sauces, cheese (Monterey jack, Goat, Parmesan), duck, eggplant parmesan, game (stewed), hamburgers, lamb, Mexican (spicy), pizza, roasted pork, sausage (merguez), venison, spareribs, etc.