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Žilavka is mainly found in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, though it is also used blended with some Croatian, Macedonian and Slovenian wines.

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Typical Characteristics:

  • Nutty aroma and flavours.


Žilavka is also known as Mostarska, Mostarska Žilavka, Zhelavka Biella, Žilava Hercegovačka, Zilavka, Žilavka Bijela, and Žilavka Mostarska.

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