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Feravino Dika Frankovka 2017

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Molly Amoli Shinhat reviewed this wine as follows:

This utterly glorious, painterly-like wine, in the glass looks like a luscious red ruby for a picture, about to be created. I spent many minutes just looking at it swirling in my glass, in the windows of Buyers + Cellars Tasting Room.

On the nose, (once I stopped looking at it!), it gave smoke, cedar, and yes, not rose, but a rosebud note.

This wine comes from Feravino's Dika line. A Croatian word, like the wine and the winery, "dika" translates as pride.

On the palate, it gives rich red cherry, black cherry, wood, earth, and a cranberry note with high acidity, medium tannins, and a long finish. I couldn't find the precise residual sugar, but with 13.5% a.b.v., it's made to dry.

Some call Frankovka, an indigenous varietal, the Pinot Noir of the East. These grapes come from Fericanci, a Croatian village where winemaking goes back at least to the 13th century. Five centuries later, Cistercian monks from NaĊĦice brought about a renaissance in winemaking.

A delicious food-friendly wine, it's perfect for feasting, whether the feast is at midnight, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.

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Feravino Dika Frankovka 2017, Slavonia, Croatia Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. Drink: 2019-2023. 629385 13.50% D 750 mL  $22.20. January 1, 2020  Full Review




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