The Benkovac vinery was built in 1956-1957 following the examples of existing wineries in the south of France. It consists of three different edifice, one for primary processing, care and maturation.
Benkovac winery building is very attractive even today. The roof and a part of the facade is covered by ivy which gives it a beautiful, out of ordinary look, and ensures enough shade in the big wine-cellar.Strong sun and grudging soil of this Benkovac - Stankovci vineyards give such versatile characteristics to wines of Benkovac.
Korlat Merlot is a wine characterized by its bright dark red colour, brought to perfection in oak barrels. Strong and abundant in structure, bursting with ripe red cherry and raspberry aromas and additionally harmonized with discrete spice aromas.
Prolonged rich flavor with balanced fresh and soft, ripe tannins give the wine an extra dimension and a fine smooth texture. These are precisely the qualities that will make you want to enjoy it again.
Food pairing: Tuna, stew, dark meat poultry (duck, goose).
|Serving temp.||18 ºC|