Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Premium Wines of Croatia
January 8, 2020



2018 Terre Madre Posip:  Balanced and rich with intriguing aromas and flavors  of apricot and citrus. This wine is great with seafood, as you would expect.  Very Good Plus Plus.  24/bottle  21.60/mixed case  20.40/case



2015 Volarevic Plavac Mali Syrtis Blue Label:  Full bodied with black plum, hints of cranberry and clove, and other spice notes in the finish. Very nice balance.  Very Good Plus Plus  37.00/bottle 33.33/mixed case  31.45/case

2016 Rizman Tribidrag:  This dark red is overtly spicy with raspberry and black tea and notes of almond and bramble. The mid palate is quite rich and then settles into a long dry finish.  Very Good Plus toExcellent  46/bottle  41.40/mixed case  39.10/case

2016 Terre Madre Plavic Mali Premium:   Cranberry and pomegranate with hints of dark cherry and black pepper and dusty tannins. The finish is balanced and smooth.  Very Good Plus to Excellent   40/bottle  36/mixed case  34/case

2015 Rizman Plavac Mali Reserve:   Deep red. Black plum and bramble with floral notes.  Touches of smoke and leather and a spicy finish.  Very Good Plus to Excellent.  46/bottle  41.40/mixed case  39.10/case

2013 Volarevic Plavac Mali Syrtis Gold Reserve:  Plum, black cherry, raspberry  with notes of cinnamon, leather and tobacco. Rich mid palate and a dry finish with nuance and complexity. Exotic and balanced.  Excellent   65/bottle  58.50/mixed case  55.25/case


Special six pack: One bottle each of the above wines for a special price of $232

Special case:  Two bottles each of the above wines for a special price of $439


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           - Peter Hemenway