The Tomic Caplar continues to attract positive reviews from wine experts.
The popular Bastijana red, a combination of Plavac Mali and Cabernet Sauvignon, was included in the Suhi U Casi summer wine buying guide by leading Croatian wine writer Zeljko Suhadolnik. Here is what he had to say:
♣♣♣ (♣) (XL) CAPLAR 2012 barrique – TOMIĆ
■ VINEYARD: slope • sort: Cabernet Sauvignon & Plavac Mali
■ ALCOHOL: superior with controlled origin • dry • 14,0%
■ BOTTLED in: 0,75 ℓ • bottle: normal • model, type: bordeaux • CAP: cork – serious
■ DESIGN: elegant • label: attractive – original – recognisable from distance – two sections – clear, readable: good.
WINE is complex, spruced up, warm, with plenty of liveliness. Mild tertiary bouquet, appears to be in prime that can last. Looks lively, ruby-granite, transparent. Discrete on the nose, points to skin, burning and smoke/mild, chocolate, coffee, spices/with measure and well blended. Rounded in the mouth, polished tannins, salty. Very good in body&structure, salty and quite long warming ending. Retronasal: almond.
• uncap bottle several hours before serving - decant •large bordeaux glass • 18° C
For more information on the wines included in the Summer guide, click here