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Milos Plavac Mali 2012 Wine Review

Milos Plavac Mali 2012

Milos Plavac Mali 2012

Peljesac Peninsula, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Milos

Agent: C&E Worldfinds

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Blackened tarry fruit, and oaky notes on the nose of this robust Croatian red wine. Peppery with black fruit aromas and a smooth, seductive, full-bodied texture. There's some rust flavours on this wine that to me indicates drink this year as it's turning the corner maturity-wise. Lots of acidity. A great Croatian red wine for BBQs and potluck gatherings. This robust red wine from the Croatian Dalmatian Coast is related to the Zinfandel grape according to vine genetic studies. Big, delicious and bursting with brambleberry, mulberry, and plums. Try it with meat lovers' pizza too ... tonight!

Plavac Mali food pairings: hearty soups, hearty meat stews, pork tenderloin.

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This Milos Plavac Mali 2012 was reviewed on April 28, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Wild fermentation used and 24 mos in old Slavonian oak. Garnet colour with red plum, tea, oak, leather aromas. Dark fruit, oak, vanilla and spice on palate. Extra-dry with grippy tannins. Enjoy with sausages and grilled red cabbage.
Tasted April 2017
Croatia's Milos (2012) is from the Peljesac Peninsula, Dalmatian Coast. The red wine grape for this wine, Plavac Mali, is a cross between Crljenak Kaštelanski (ancestral Zinfandel) and Dobricic grapes, is the primary red wine grape grown along the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. "Plava" means blue and "Mali" means small, which aptly describes the grapes for this wine which are packed with flavour as a result. This grape is known to produce flavourful wines that are high in both alcohol (12% up to 17%) and grape tannins. - Community Wine Reviews

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