Croatian leading winemakers and their wines conquer Germany Croatia is doing to ascend to the first division of the wine countries with quality wines. A whole series of small and young wineries in various regions of Croatia are evidence of this. Jadrovino presents some examples of wineries, which attach great importance to quality and authenticity. Vinarija TOMac Tomislav TOMac quickly has made itself a name as an excellent producer of champagne and sparkling wines. At Jadrovino: Tomac AMFORA, vintage 2007 TOMac champagne Millennium Vinarija Lagradi before round eight years the estate of Lagradi in the region of Plesivica between Zagreb and Kalovac, was founded. In cooperation with two German Rebschulen varieties planted on 6 ha differently. The production amounts to about 59,000 bottles, represent the most important varieties Riesling and Chardonnay. In addition are grown Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Muscat varieties.
“Lagradi particularly wants that terroir of the region of Plesivica emphasize the motto small but fine”. At Jadrovino: Lagradi Sauvignon, vintage 2009 Lagradi grey Burgundy, vintage Vinarija Babu 2009 the estate Babu is located of the “Vallis Aurea”, in the wine region of Kutjevo. On the slopes of Papuk total 18 ha extend vineyards, which are filled with white and red varieties at an altitude well 400 m above sea level. This Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Riesling, as well as Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah also are in addition to the Grasevina (Welschriesling). The small winery produces annually around 130,000 bottles, now accounts for 50% of the red wine. The oak plays an increasingly important role, some varieties are matured in wood already. A blend of Syrah and Merlot, which unfiltered in the barrel may mature as well. Jadrovino: Babu Syrah/Merlot barrique, vintage 2007 is Marijan Arman the winery Marijan Arman in the municipality of VI inada, placed overlooking the village of artist Gro njan, near Porec, on the slope on the other side of along is an important attraction.