Madirazza Plavac Mali with a side of nostalgia

by  |  28-08-2012

When it comes to what we imbibe, it seems that there are the instances where we’re just trying to fill our stomachs and/or get drunk. Then there are those instances where what we take in means so much more than just the sum of its parts. Such is the case when I have a glass of Plavac Mali. This was the very first Croatian wine that I ever tasted–at least of those made in Croatia as, having grown up in California where Zinfandel abounds, I had been drinking a Croatian grape a very long time previously. That first taste I’ll never forget as it was at the very cheesily named Carpe Diem bar in the old walled city of Dubrovnik. It was late April, a light rain was coming down outside and along with some local friends, we quickly polished off a bottle of 2003 Zlatan Plenković. Since then, I’ve […]
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