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Testament Winery The Dalmatian Dog Babic 2016 Wine Review

Testament Winery The Dalmatian Dog Babic 2016

Testament Winery The Dalmatian Dog Babic  2016

Dalmatia, Croatia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.00

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine


Winery: Testament Winery

Agent: Croatia Unpacked

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This Testament Winery The Dalmatian Dog Babic 2016 was reviewed on October 22, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

An organic red wine from Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, made from the Babic varietal. Fragrant and fruit-forward, it shows Maraska sour cherry and herbal notes on the nose. The lively medium-bodied palate repeats these notes and shows bright acidity. A great match for a pork stir-fry or spicy charcuterie and olives. Fun fact: Historically, Dalmatian dogs, originally an ancient breed from Croatia, were used to guard the horse-drawn firefighters’ carriages. They are considered to be intelligent and easy to train.
Craig Haynes WSET3 FWS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The Dalmatian Dog’s 2016 vintage was crafted in an organic vineyard from Babic, a blue-skinned varietal indigenous to Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. Subtle aromas of wild berries and currants framed with herbal touches introduced a full-bodied palate marked with red fruit flavours, soft tannins and a fruit centred finish. This creation is unoaked, letting the fruit and herbal notes to express themselves fully. Enjoy.

Reviewed on October 3, 2020.

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