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Classification: Dry red wine
Varietals: 100% Plavac Mali
Appellation: Pelješac Peninsula, Dalmatia, Croatia
Density & Yield: 8,000 vines/ha; 1.2 kg/vine
Annual Production: 8,000 bottles
Climate: Mediterranean, with dry and hot summers, and mild winters
Terrain: Inland locations on Pelješac Peninsula, mostly flat and approximately 300 meters above sea level. Red soil with clay stones over a limestone base.
Farming: Organic. No irrigation, spraying is done only in April, with only powdered sulfites, and copper in “off” vintages
Vinification: All grapes are strictly hand-harvested and then de-stemmed. Fermented separately in open vats with manual punchdowns with strictly only native yeasts, with 8 days of skin maceration. Aged for 4 months in stainless steel (inox) tanks and bottled after a coarse filtration.
Tasting Notes: A fresh (hence the name