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Kozlović Akacia 2009 – “Intense nose of stewed fruit, acacia flower and spice, with aromas of quince, apple and honeysuckle; flavours of sweet apricot, pear and nutmeg on the palate, with pronounced minerality”.

Located in Momjan on the Istrian Peninsula in north-western Croatia, Kozlović Malvazija is harvested from three vineyards (Vale, Sveta Lucia, Kontarini), the age of which ranges from five to 49 years. Kozlovic Akacia 2009 is made from grapes picked from controlled origin and aged in barrels made of acacia, which has a strong and delicate fragrance.

 

Score – 90/100 (non-blind)

 

Details

  • Name – Kozlović Akacia
  • Vintage – 2009
  • Variety – Malvazija
  • Region/Country – Istria, Croatia
  • Alcohol – 15.3%
  • Serving temperature – 11-13 degrees
  • Serve now through to 2019-2020.

Tasting Notes

  • Rich, deep yellow colour, with gold hues;
  • Intense nose of stewed fruit, acacia flower and spice, with aromas of quince, apple and honeysuckle;
  • Flavours of sweet apricot, pear and nutmeg on the palate, with pronounced minerality;
  • Full bodied and rich; semi-sweet, with medium-to-high acidity and smooth tannins;
  • Long, expressive and warm finish; will continue to soften over time.

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