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Iločki Podrumi Premium Traminac (2011) – “Predominant flavours of nectarine and passion fruit, with blossom, nutmeg and a hint of liquorice…Fresh, expressive and harmonious.”

Iločki Podrumi is located in eastern Croatia, in the Syrmia region, near to the border with Serbia. Overlooking the river Danube, Ilok has a long and proud history of wine-making, stretching back to the Roman times. The Royal School of Viticulture was established in 1899, whilst wines from Ilok are believed to have been served during the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953.

Score – 91/100 (non-blind)

Details

  • Name – Iločki Podrumi Premium Traminac (Vrhunsko suho vino)
  • Vintage – 2011
  • Variety – Traminac
  • Region – Podunavlje, Croatia
  • Alcohol – 14.7%
  • Serving temperature – 9-10 degrees
  • Serve now through to 2015.

Tasting Notes

  • Clear, bright, deep-gold; medium-intensity;
  • Clean, pronounced nose; aromatic, floral and spicy;
  • Predominant flavours of nectarine and passion fruit, with blossom, nutmeg and a hint of liquorice;
  • Fresh, expressive and harmonious; supple mouthfeel;
  • Extremely well-balanced, with a long, complex finish.

 
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