Country / Region: Croatia
Grape variety: 100% Vugava
Alcohol: 12 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
A Selection Committee Favorite rated 93/100
Wine:Very elegant, the 2019 White Vugava Brac offers pretty notes of apricot, flowers and white peach, and above all a lot of finesse, freshness and energy. The island's white stone gives it that unique minerality and salinity, but also preserves a certain density and smoothness on the palate. Finely acidic, sapid, this is a complete, original and tasty white wine, to be enjoyed as an aperitif with a fresh goat cheese, or at the table with grilled fish or all seafood. A Selection Committee Favorite rated 93/100.
Vinification:Hand harvested, de-stemmed, temperature controlled maceration, fermentation and maturation for 6 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 additional months in bottles before being marketed.
Color:Bright light yellow.
Nose:Aromas of apricot mixed with floral notes, peach and touches of white almond and bergamot, much finesse, freshness and energy.
Palate:Sapid, tasty and finely acidic. The wine's structure is refined, dense, delicate and smooth. A thirst-quenching wine, which does not suffer from its climate, and draws its character and freshness from its rocky limestone soils of the island of Brač.
Temperature:Serve between 10 and 12°C.
Food and wine pairing:Aperitif, all seafood, grilled fish, fresh goat cheese.
Cellar aging:From now until 2025
On the Dalmatian coast in Croatia, the island of Brač is a protected fortress. Facing the city of Split, it is a natural and heavenly setting, where vines, cultivated for five centuries, grow in terraces below the Stipančiċ desert. One of the local varieties, vugava, is a very fragrant white grape reminiscent of viognier and its juicy yellow fruit notes.
This is where the Stina Vino winery is located, propelling a series of original wines, 450 meters above sea level, in the harshness of dizzying slopes, strong winds and sun. Completely renovated ten years ago by its owner Jako Andabak, the winery is now one of the most ambitious in the country and proudly displays wines with preserved indigenous varieties.
Hand-picked, rigorously controlled vinification, aged in stainless steel tanks to preserve the freshness of the fruit: this wine delivers a concentrate of southern flavors, and is a delectable escape to the shores of the Adriatic. Discover it today! We have reserved it for you at the best price.