Pošip Čara

by  |  01-11-2011

When driving from East to West on Korčula, it’s quite easy to nearly miss Čara. A small, pleasant village of less than 600 people in the middle of the island, most don’t realize that if you make a turn to the South about halfway through it, you’ll pass through vineyards and fields until you come to the main facilities of the Pošip Čara winery. Originally a Yugoslavian collective that started in 1983, this is the heavy hitter on the island when it comes to Pošip. Once privatized, they were part of the Dalmacijavino conglomerate until splitting off in 2002 to work on their own. They have 90% of their production focused purely on Pošip, pumping out about 300,000 bottles of it a year. All of that is aged in stainless steel with a mere 200 liters hitting the barrique for a touch of oak. Their Pošip is The Standard when […]
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