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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Wine Review: Feravino Miraz Frankovka 2015

Feravino Miraz Frankovka 2015

Excerpt from TheWineAndMore: Feravino Winery, from Feričanci, is a continental wine producer focused on red wine production. Pride of their wine cellar, Frankovka (blaufränkisch)– is the grape variety that they call "the queen of their vineyards". Feravino tradition goes back to the 18th century when the still existing wine cellar was built. The vineyards are planted on the gentle slopes of Krndija mountain, perfectly exposed to daily sunlight. Today Feravino owns more than 150 hectares of vineyards and they are the leading winery in the Feričanci area.

Frankovka (blaufränkisch) gives wines with moderate tannins, lively acidity and fruits like sour cherry with peppery notes. This is the wine that accompanies food perfectly and cuts through the traditional Slavoanian cuisine – fat and meaty.

First off: forgive me for being lazy and just copying from the provider's website. You know I love to geek out about stuff like this but this review had to be done in a hurry. Second: Oh hell yeah! Croatian wine! I'm excited! This is Frankovka from the Slavoanian region of Croatia. It saw maceration for 12 to 24 hours, fermented in stainless steel, then was aged in 500 liter barrels for two years.

The color of the wine is a deep inky purple. On the nose there's aromas of strawberries, plums, vanilla, and chocolate. On the palate it's medium bodied, a balanced acidity, and a rich mouthfeel that is offset by its intensely tightly grained tannin. There's flavors of plum, licorice, a dry-ass 2x4, and a mouthful of dirt. Then it finishes with strawberries and a show of strength from the tannin.

I love a mouthful of dirt. Sorry, but I do. Old-school Tempranillos and French Roast coffee turn me on. So this wine brings me joy, and the fact that it is this powerful for only $10 blows my mind. This is drinking young, and your average consumer is going to be taken back by its tightness. So decant it or age it, or drink it now as it is and let it chew your meat for you.

Thank you to The Wine & More for sending me this wine to review! You can actually buy this wine on their website:

Price: $10
Rating: 4/5 = Recommended (what does that mean?)

The bottle used was supplied free of charge for the purpose of this unpaid review by The Wine & More. To have your wine reviewed follow this link.

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