In the northeastern corner of Croatia, between the Danube and the Drava river, up to the Hungarian border, is Baranja. Vines have been cultivated for centuries in "Banova kosa", a hill that stretches east to west along Baranja. The Josić family from Osijek bought in 1999 an old wine-cellar which was built in 1935. They renovated it, but kept the traditional interior and bought the modern technology.
This wine is quite unusual "Bordeaux-Burgundian" blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir. It has pronounced nose of leather, tobacco and meaty aromas. On the palate it is stylish, long with layered flavours of black currant, clove, coffee beans, black pepper and dark chocolate. Oak is well integrated with supple tannins.
Food pairing: venison, dark meat like rump-steak and beefsteak, grilled duck and mature cheeses..
|Grape variety||Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir|
|Serving temp.||18 ºC|