Bura-Mrgudić Pelješac Galerija – 2009 – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

 
This wine is 70% Plavac Mali,  25% Marsallane  and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.

First the grapes; Plavac Mali is the off spring of Zinfandel (which in Croatian is known as Crljenak Kastelanski)  and Dobricic an ancient red wine grape; Plavac Mali primary red grape of the Dalmatian coast; the name is from the Croatian Plavo means blue and Mali means small; a small blue berry grape.  Marsallane  is a cross between Cabernet Sauvingnon and Grenache.

Notes of blueberry, raspberry, early season cherry, vanilla fennel, Thyme, and bitter chocolate.

Retail Price: $16.95

Importer: http://www.bluedanubewine.com/wine/275/

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About James Melendez

I have two blogs on this descriptor page--I use to be able to make separate. My fragrance blog is to express my thoughts on fragrance. A passion in addition to wine. I think it is a stellar component to the senses and that which I am in love with. I hope you like both blogs. My "wine" blog also incorporates those categories intimately involved - wine, food, travel and lifestyle. We all need food and water to survive but we need wine to nourish our soul. My favourite varietals are Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Syrah-Shiraz.. for my red wines. And I often circle back to these varieties and sometimes they are my home varieties. The journey of wine is an historical footnote also marked by viti-viniculture and artistry that makes this beverage a living one. I have worked professionally in the wine trade and have loved all aspects; marketing, history, science and art of wine. © 2014 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved – for my original Content, logo, brand name, rating, rating graphic and award and designs of James the Wine Guy. James the Wine Guy also on Facebook, Twitter and most major social medias.
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