Category Archives: Croatia

Top 50 Under Realised Wine Regions/Countries in the World – James Melendez

There are so many wine regions on the planet and many that are either rarely found at wine retailer or a restaurant wine list.  I wanted to create this wine list because there are so many wine countries that are … Continue reading

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Bura-Mrgudić Pelješac Galerija – 2009 – 9.0 – James Melendez

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 … Continue reading

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Toreta Korcula Pošip – 2007 – 9.3 – James Melendez

An elegant wine; great balance between acid and mineral; notes of Meyer lemon zest, passion fruit, fresh pine nut, anise, Thyme, and Marjoram. Perfect wine to serve with chicken fish entrée. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** James … Continue reading

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Zdjelarević Slovonia Graševina – 2008 – 9.2 – James Melendez

Elegant wine; an autumnal wine with generous minerality and acid base, low alcohol at 13%; subtle notes of truffle honey, green apple, hibiscus, cardamom and white tea. ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** James … Continue reading

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