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Kozlovic Santa Lucia Malvazija (2008) – “Intense and long-lasting floral and stone fruit notes, particularly of peaches…rich, silky texture…extremely long and complicated finish.”

Located in Momjan on the Istrian Peninsula in north-western Croatia, Kozlović Santa Lucia Malvazija is harvested from a single vineyard, which contains fifty year-old vineyards. The hand-pick grapes enjoy five days of maceration on the skins, before being barrel-fermented using indigenous yeasts.

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Score – 93/100 (non-blind)


  • Name – Kozlovic Santa Lucia Malvazija
  • Vintage – 2008
  • Variety – Malvazija Istarska (Malvasia)
  • Region – Western Istria, Croatia
  • Alcohol – 14.4%
  • Serving temperature – 10-12 degrees
  • Serve now through to 2016.

Tasting Notes

  • Deep golden-yellow, with slight hints of green;
  • Intense and long-lasting floral and stone fruit notes, particularly of peaches;
  • Spicy and nutty; flavours of ripe apricots;
  • Rich, silky texture; full-bodied, with a slight creaminess;
  • Well-integrated oaky undertones;
  • Extremely long and complicated finish.

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