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Vina Zadro Ltd.
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Rotwein 2010 Mittlere Neretva-Trebišujica Blatina trocken Crnjac & Zadro, Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Classification: Vrhunsko Vino
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Blatina
Registration number: #332732

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Last reviewed: 4 November, 2016

The state of Bosna i Hercegovina, formerly part of Yugoslavia, became independent in 1992. Organised viticulture began under the rule of the Habsburg monarchy of Austria-Hungary towards the end of the 19th century. In 1886, the wine and fruit growing office was founded in Gnojnice. The wines were very popular at the Viennese court, which is why these vineyards are still called "imperial vineyards" today. A temperate continental climate prevails with hot summers and dry cold winters. The vineyards cover 6,000 hectares of vines, from which about 50,000 hectolitres of wine are produced. The vineyards are located on the coast and north of Dubrovnik...

The red grape variety originates from Bosnia-Herzegovina. Synonyms are Blathina, Blatina Crna, Blatina Hercegovacka, Blatina Mala, Blatina Nera, Blatina Velika, Blatyna, Blue Blatina, Praznobačva, Praznobatchva, Stara Žilavka, Tribidrag and Žilavka Stara. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, it must not be confused with the two Croatian varieties Cetinka or Tribidrag (Crljenak Kaštelanski). It is an all-female grape variety. The late-maturing vine is sensitive to frost. It produces ruby-red, fruity and full-bodied red wines with blackcurrant and blackberry flavours. It is also used as...

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