Croatian wine is becoming more established on the international scene with every year, but it was not always so, and the well-respected Decanter Magazine took a trip to the Zagreb Wine Festival a couple of years ago to find out what the fuss was all about in this new, new world wine region.
Decanter's tastings director Christelle Guibert put together a top five from Croatia, including one winemaker from Jelsa...
"Andro Tomic was the winner of the show this year after his Plavac Mali was voted the best wines. Not only a charming man but also a very talented winemaker; Andro started his career in France - studying winemaking in Montpellier - and established the winery in 1997. All the wines from the range have an amazing acidity and very harmonious. His straightforward 2007 Plavac was my highlight: a very attractive fruity wine with ripe cherry and a refreshing acidity."
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