Carietal: Plavac Mali
A fun and small production Croatian red made an one of the many Croatian Island, which will give you quite the punch! Juicy, medium-bodied with a fruity spice and nice acidic lift.
👁 cherry pink
👃🏾 blackberry, blueberry, raspberry, black raisin
👅 medium-body, spicy, peppery, plummy wine and a slightly earthy funkiness
Arsen farms 1.80 ha of native varieties Plavac Mali and Plavina, as well as Cabernet Sauvignon. The vines range from 20-40 years old, and are planted over terra rossa and limestone. He farms with very low intervention, and only adds a small amount of sulfur a few weeks prior to bottling.
Grape: Plavac Mali.
Vineyard Size: 1.80 hectares.
Soil: red clay, limestone.
Average Age of Vines: 20-40 years.
Harvest: by hand.
Winemaking: direct press, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts.
Aging: in stainless steel.
Added S02: low.