Down in Smokvica at Jedinstvo PZ

by  |  09-12-2011

For the larger part of the 20th century, wine production on Korčula was shuttled through two main collectives. The main one that most people would be familiar with is Pošip Čara. The other, Jedinstvo PZ in Smokvica, is much lesser known and has had something of a troubled past in recent history. Their enolog had a heart attack in 2004. Then they split with their parent company, Badel 1892. Then there was a devastating hail storm in 2006 that destroyed nearly all the grapes that year. All things considered, it’s quite amazing that they’re still in business, but they are and striving to produce bigger and better wines with the 2007 wines the year that established their comeback. Their 2006 and later vintages were a marked change, starting with their 2006 Pošip Superior. This is a curious wine as it was a from the few grapes that made it through […]
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