Plavac Mali

Zlatan Otok Plavac Sibenik 2018

  • 2018
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Cellar for up to 11 years. Decant 2 hours before serving.

Traditionally drunk by Dalmatia’s fishermen and farmers, Plavac Mali is Croatia’s most important black grape variety and is found all along the Dalmatian coast. Zlatan Plenkovic’s version begins life in vineyards close to the town of Sibenik where the bright sunshine and cooling sea breezes help to craft a complex, intense red wine with plenty of fresh acidity to provide poise and balance.

To avoid overwhelming the pure varietal character, Zlatan ages the wine in a combination of large wooden barrels and stainless steel tanks for one year followed by four months of ageing in the bottle. On the nose the typical Plavac Mali aromas of dark cherries, dried plums and earthy hints are immediately apparent, while the palate is full of blackberries, black pepper and baking spice flavours.

The firm structure, deep and intense flavour profile and long finish make this wine an ideal candidate for extended cellar ageing and it will continue to develop and evolve over the coming decade. If you don’t have the patience to wait, Zlatan’s Plavac Sibenik is also ideal to serve now alongside heavier dishes like beef bourguignon, coq au vin or a prime steak with fries.
 
Description
Cellar for up to 11 years. Decant 2 hours before serving.

Traditionally drunk by Dalmatia’s fishermen and farmers, Plavac Mali is Croatia’s most important black grape variety and is found all along the Dalmatian coast. Zlatan Plenkovic’s version begins life in vineyards close to the town of Sibenik where the bright sunshine and cooling sea breezes help to craft a complex, intense red wine with plenty of fresh acidity to provide poise and balance.

To avoid overwhelming the pure varietal character, Zlatan ages the wine in a combination of large wooden barrels and stainless steel tanks for one year followed by four months of ageing in the bottle. On the nose the typical Plavac Mali aromas of dark cherries, dried plums and earthy hints are immediately apparent, while the palate is full of blackberries, black pepper and baking spice flavours.

The firm structure, deep and intense flavour profile and long finish make this wine an ideal candidate for extended cellar ageing and it will continue to develop and evolve over the coming decade. If you don’t have the patience to wait, Zlatan’s Plavac Sibenik is also ideal to serve now alongside heavier dishes like beef bourguignon, coq au vin or a prime steak with fries.
  • UPS Express Shipping option available at the checkout
  • Add gift options at the checkout
 
More from this winery
Zlatan Otok Plavac Barrique 2018
Zlatan Otok Plavac Barrique 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
Zlatan Otok Babic 2018
Zlatan Otok Babic 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Other Red Wine
Grapes
Babic
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Zlatan Otok Plavac 2018
Zlatan Otok Plavac 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Zlatan Otok Posip 2022
Zlatan Otok Posip 2022
  • 2022
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2022
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Posip
Grapes
Posip
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Zlatan Otok Grand Plavac 2018
Zlatan Otok Grand Plavac 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
94 AVG
Zlatan Otok Crljenak Zinfandel 2018
Zlatan Otok Crljenak Zinfandel 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Zinfandel
Grapes
Zinfandel
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
More from this region
Matusko Posip 2022
Matusko Posip 2022
  • 2022
  • White
  • 12.5%
Vintage
2022
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
12.5%
Varietal
Posip
Grapes
Posip
Winery
Matusko
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Stina Posip 2022
Stina Posip 2022
  • 2022
  • White
  • 13%
Vintage
2022
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13%
Varietal
Posip
Grapes
Posip
Winery
Stina
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Korlat Syrah 2019
Korlat Syrah 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Syrah
Grapes
Syrah
Winery
Badel 1862
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Saints Hills Dingac 2018
Saints Hills Dingac 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 15%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
15%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Saints Hills
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
94 AVG
Posip Cara Marco Polo Posip 2021
Posip Cara Marco Polo Posip 2021
  • 2021
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2021
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Posip
Grapes
Posip
Winery
Posip Cara
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Saints Hills St. Roko 2016
Saints Hills St. Roko 2016
  • 2016
  • Red
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2016
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Saints Hills
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Korlat Supreme Cuvee 2015
Korlat Supreme Cuvee 2015
  • 2015
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2015
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Other Red Blends
Grapes
Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Winery
Badel 1862
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
94 AVG
Stina Vugava 2022
Stina Vugava 2022
  • 2022
  • White
  • 13%
Vintage
2022
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13%
Varietal
Other White Wine
Grapes
Vugava
Winery
Stina
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Svirce Plavac Mediterano 2018
Svirce Plavac Mediterano 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 13.3%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.3%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Badel 1862
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Matusko Dingac Reserva 2016
Matusko Dingac Reserva 2016
  • 2016
  • Red
  • 15%
Vintage
2016
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
15%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Matusko
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
More from this varietal
Ivan Dolac Barrique 2016
Ivan Dolac Barrique 2016
  • 2016
  • Red
  • 14.4%
Vintage
2016
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.4%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Badel 1862
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Stina Plavac Mali Majstor 2018
Stina Plavac Mali Majstor 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 15%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
15%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Stina
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
Zlatan Otok Plavac Barrique 2018
Zlatan Otok Plavac Barrique 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
Matusko Dingac 2019
Matusko Dingac 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Matusko
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Matusko Dingac Reserva 2016
Matusko Dingac Reserva 2016
  • 2016
  • Red
  • 15%
Vintage
2016
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
15%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Matusko
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
93 AVG
Zlatan Otok Plavac 2018
Zlatan Otok Plavac 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Svirce Plavac Mediterano 2018
Svirce Plavac Mediterano 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 13.3%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.3%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Badel 1862
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
91 AVG
Saints Hills St. Roko 2016
Saints Hills St. Roko 2016
  • 2016
  • Red
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2016
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Saints Hills
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Stina Plavac Mali 2019
Stina Plavac Mali 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 15%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
15%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Stina
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
92 AVG
Zlatan Otok Grand Plavac 2018
Zlatan Otok Grand Plavac 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Plavac Mali
Grapes
Plavac Mali
Winery
Zlatan Otok
Region
Dalmatia
Country
Croatia
94 AVG