Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017

Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017
Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017

Benmosche Family Zinfandel 2017

Regular price $99.00
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  • Authentic terroir of Pelješac
  • Handcrafted by family growers
  • Free next-day delivery $90+
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

“By planting Zinfandel back on Peljesac I returned the child back to its mother.” - Marija Mrgudić

Tasting notes

Black currant, raisins, cherry, fig, oregano, black pepper, vanilla 

 

Food pairing

Some would say this is the ultimate BBQ red and it pairs beautifully with red meat dishes and dark fish. Decant the wine for at least one hour before serving.

 

The Grapes

Organically farmed and manually harvested Zinfandel produces powerful, spicy reds with forward raspberry and pepper notes. Not as sweet as Californian Zin, or as soft as Italian Primitivo, the original Croatian Zinfandel has an intense character of its own.

 

The Winemaker

Marija and Boris Mrgudic are a mother and son team that manage the Benmosche Family vineyards in Croatia. Marija and her family, make some of the best wine in the country using time-tested, natural methods. Read the full backstory on the Adriatic Journal.

 

The Vineyards

Grown on the south-facing hillside terraces above Viganj on the Peljesac peninsula.

 

For the wine geeks

Category: Red
Region: Peljesac Peninsula, Croatia
Farming: Organic
Vintage: 2017
Ageing: 14 months in oak, 24 months in bottle
Cellaring: 2025
ABV: 15.5%
Blend Info: 85% Zinfandel, 10% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvigon
Serving Temp: 18˚C
Size: 750ml
Production: 2,500 bottles

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