Croatian Portfolio Tasting article roundup

by  |  24-06-2011

A number of articles have been written about the Croatian portfolio tasting event last week in New York City at Hudson Terrace. Here’s a roundup of a few of them: Croatian Chronicle emphasized that, “Now, with a new generation of winemakers, Croatia is turning the page to a new chapter of Croatian winemaking.” This is something that we’ve noticed constantly with these new wines and it makes for a very exciting time to look in to Croatian wines. Do Vallé notes that in regards to the reds descended from Crljenak Kaštelanski (Zinfandel), “… instead of being jammy fruit bombs, these wines seemed to adopt a sense-of-place toting surprisingly rustic aromas and flavors.” Vino Moda saw the obvious food pairing angle and noted that “…various dishes were served including lobster rolls. I really enjoyed a sample of the famed Paski cheese from the island of Pag (served both fresh and aged) […]
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