An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

We have heard so many great things about Croatia. From the gorgeous coasts, pristine beaches, crystal clear water, Game Of Thrones connections, and fascinating dining.  It has quickly become the new European hotspot.

Since they are known as a country that drinks the most wine in the world, we trust their expertise. A dinner hosted by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, featured leading wine producers from key estates around the region allowing us the opportunity to explore the rise in Croatian wine.  Learning more about these unique grapes that have been handpicked and delicately processed inspires us to entertain.

Thanks to this new generation of wine makers, we have found 10 wines that are sure to impress.  Selecting any of these wines at your next dinner will show that you took the time in picking a great bottle. Although they are unquestionably special, they are not super expensive.  You and your party guests will be glad you served something amazingly delicious and exclusive.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Kozlovic Malvazija 2016 

A dry white wine with a medium body that leaves a nice balanced acidity.   It pairs well with seafood, and pasta dishes with meat. Try it with a dish featuring chicken in creamy sauces and grilled vegetables.

 Erdutski Rose  2017

A delicately pink, amber-colored wine made from Pinot Black.  It highlights a medium body with fruity and floral aromas incorporating cherries and strawberries.  It pairs well with appetizers, salad and seafood.

Vezak Graševina 2017

This dry wine has a grape variety of Rheine Reisling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon. It incorporates an enjoyable discreet bouquet featuring aromas of white fruits and a flowery character.  It is great with seafood and meat.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Vina Antunovic Graševina 2016

This fresh soft wine involves plenty of fruit flavors including green apples with a floral boutique.   Pairs well with a wide variety of meats and fish.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Anton Žlahtina 2016

Incorporating notes of peach, citrus fruits, roses, it expresses mineral quality with a fine ending.  Serve with meat or in dishes highlighting rice with seafood or polenta and lamb.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Miraz Graševina 2016

This is a special wine as it emphasizes fruits and a creamy taste.  Pairs well with appetizers, poultry, and pasta. It is also delicious with seafood.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Dingač Berba 2015

This red wine has a complex full body with a nice lingering taste on the palate. It pairs well with lamb.

 An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Zlatan Plavac Grand Cru 2010

This distinct and heavily structured wine incorporates oak spices with a hint of aroma of prunes and vanilla.  This is great alone or with meat.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

 

Ivan Dolac Barrique 2010

A strong robust wine with notes of dried berry fruits and grapes. Pairings include seafood dishes, grilled fish, and crabs as well as dark roasts and Game.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit

Kabola Muškat Momjanski

A borderline semi-sweet to sweet wine is perfect with appetizers and dessert.  It features dominating fresh fruit notes of vineyard peaches or orange and elegant notes of white rose and sage honey.

An Introduction To Croatian Wines Has Us Ready To Visit