Violić – Dingač 2015

by  |  21-04-2017

I had the chance to sample this Pelješac wine from Violić recently which was quite interesting as it tastes more of the recent movement by some makers in the generally hearty Dingač region to literally lighten up. Historically, the Dingač wines have been beefier with heavy extraction, showing that Plavac Mali can be a writhing beast if left to ferment and age unchecked. This wine shows something different and I would credit the hand of the enologist who consults with them from having worked around the world and knowing that there’s more to life that a big, frontal attack in a wine, especially with a grape like Plavac that can be lacking in acidity. This isn’t to say that this is light quaffing Pinot Noir or Mencía. No, it’s still very much Dingač but thankfully has left behind the aggressive, back hair-growing style one would often find in wines like […]
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