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Diana Becevello WSET 2, WSET 3 in p

Diana Becevello WSET 2, WSET 3 in p

54 days ago

Diana Becevello scored this wine: 94/100

This 100% Plavac Mali from Dingac has a dark garnet color. It has aromas of wild blackberries, black plum, cherries, chocolate, and a slight smokiness. This is a rich and fragrant wine with a burst of flavours of plum jam, blackberries, cherries, chocolate, and smoke. It has high tannins and acidity with a balanced finish. I would recommend decanting this wine at least one hour prior to drinking. It tasted even better the next day. This would also be a great wine to cellar for a couple of years. This would pair great with meat, aged cheese and dark chocolate.

Gold Edition Syrtis

Volarevic Gold Edition Syrtis Plavac Mali 2016

Dalmatia, Croatia
36 days ago

Diana Becevello scored this wine: 94/100

This Volarevic Plavac Mali Gold has complex aromas of plum, berries, pepper, dried fruit, and Mediterranean herbs. The flavours that come through for me are plum, berry, pepper, leather, chocolate, and a smooth smokey vanilla finish. It is well balanced with its smooth tannins, complex body, and soft acidity. My 90% dark chocolate paired perfectly with this wine. I would recommend decanting this at least one hour before drinking to allow the wine to breathe and bring out all the wine's flavours.


Dalmatia Testament Babic 2017

Dalmatia, Croatia
18 days ago

Diana Becevello scored this wine: 93/100

Testament’s organic vineyards are located in the Northern Dalmatia region near the medieval town of Šibenik. The famous native grape grown in this region is Babic (pronounced Babich)This blue-skinned wine grape variety is indigenous to Croatia's Dalmatian coast. Testament Babic is a dry ruby coloured wine with berry and cherry fruit aromas. On the palate I got flavours of berries, chocolate, slight oak, tobacco, and chocolate flavours. This full-bodied wine is smooth on the finish. During our tasting, we discussed several paring suggestions. A popular dish to pair this within this region is Dalmatian roast pork. (Yum!) This wine would pair perfectly with BBQ, black ink risotto, and even pizza. Make sure to serve this wine at 16º C so the true flavours of the wine come through.

Ferrari Fratelli Lunelli Brut Sparkling

Alto Adige Trentino Doc, Italy
31 days ago

Diana Becevello scored this wine: 92/100

This sparkling wine has fresh and fruity scents and flavours of zesty lemon, tart apple, and wildflowers with a delicate fragrance of brioche. It is crisp on the palate and well balanced with hints of baked bread.

54 days ago

Diana Becevello scored this wine: 92/100

This 100% organic Babic red wine is ruby in color with a scent of Maraska sour cherry and aromatic herbs. The taste is fruity with a vibrant and fresh medium body. The spontaneous malolactic fermentation creates a rounder, fuller mouthfeel with soft tannins. I paired this with truffle mac n' cheese. This wine is a fantastic value for the price. Don't let the price tag fool you. I would recommend decanting this wine at least for one hour before drinking.

Diana Becevello WSET 2, WSET 3 in p

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