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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