Attractive on the nose with sweet black fruit accented with black pepper and herbs, this light-bodied Plavac Mali is a deviation from its big, brooding peers. While vibrant with brisk acidity and an alcohol level that's under 12%, hints of green and underripe fruit detract from its pleasant sour cherry palate.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org