Hvar, Europe's sunniest island, the foundations of viticulture were established
as far back as the 5th century BC by the ancient Greeks. The vineyards
of the Plenkovic Winery have occupied slopes that are up to 40 and 60
degrees steep on the southern coast of the island, on the Milna - Sveta
Nedjela - Zavala axis. This is a region that is well away from the industrial
centres and it can be considered as ecologically pure. The wine is made
with the absence of any artificial fertilizers and entirely manual
operations together with a low fruit yield of the vines (restricted to
about 0.70 kg,) ensures Plenkovic's vine to be truely distinctive and
unique in taste.
two year french-oak process (barrique variety) is used to add to the maturity
process. Together with a constant temperature of 11-12C and being situated
in a unique cellar 70 metres underground.
is a high quality dry white wine of this southern clime. It can be recognised
by its crisp golden colour, the alcoholic content of 11.5-12.5% and its
5.5-6 gr/L total
acids. It is produced from selected varities of grapes indigenous to Hvar
Island, from the Hvar, Milna and Zavala localities. Among these Bogdanusa
is predominant sort, while the burnish gives it a light Muscatel tone.
It should be served cool at 12C.
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