Friday, March 7, 2014

Tomic Plavac recommended by The Independent in the UK

Bastijans is delighted to be featured in this morning's Independent newspaper in the UK, having participated in a wine tasting in London. Anthony Rose's article 'The Voyage' appealed not only to the palate but also to the soul had this to say about the Tomic Plavac:

The cross-section of distinctive local Croatian grape varieties at this tasting including posip and grasevina and not least plavac mali, a red Croatian speciality related to zinfandel that adapts well to the rocky hillsides and sunny climate of the Dalmatian coast. It can be powerful, and the 2009 Bura-Mgurdic Dingac from the Peljesac, showed just that in its rich, sweetly dried, amarone-like fruit, while the 2011 Tomic Plavac Mali from the Island of Hvar  is made in a more modern style, all bright, spiced plum and damson fruitiness with elegantly layered, ripe-fruit freshness.

Read the whole article here...

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