Category Archives: Plavac Mail

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 … Continue reading

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Dingač Pelješac Peninsula Plavac Mali – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is closely related to Zinfandel; though the varietal may have a similar DNA–the wine is different.  This wine is very low in alcohol–12%–intense acidity.  Notes of roasted red plum, red cherry, Eucalyptus, and winter spices.  This wine is … Continue reading

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