From the ancient Greeks onwards... Five hundred years before Christ.
Millennia of unbroken tradition.
On the vines you find a little, barely something, but what it yields...
it yields the best.
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Vineyards in the wine-growing positions of the southern slopes of the island, extending from Milna - Sv. Nedjelja - Zavala. Slopes of 40-60%. Variety »Plavac mali« prevails. Exclusively manual processing and small vineyards yield about 0.70 kg per vine. Protection of the vineyard with chemicals is unnecessary because of the specificity of the climate, soil and growing shape. Around 10 hectares of vineyards and purchase of grapes from approximately 80 hectares of vineyards. »Plavac mali« wines also come from Hvar from the winery Zlatan Otok - Croatian wines with the most awards received.
Vineyard Zavala: 5.5 ha (50% of little blue, 40% of white varieties – pošip, bogdanuša, maraschino, yellow muscat, 10% of 15 different varieties to discover).
75 ha with our own 650 000 vines of Makarska vineyards below Mt Biokovo on the area of Baška Voda, raised in 2004, with altitude between 30 and 400 meters.
Red varieties of wine: Plavac mali, Crljenak (Zinfandel), merlot, cabernet sauvignon, syrah.
White varieties of wine: pošip, žilavka, Dubrovnik Malvasia, Chardonnay, Yellow Muscat.
From our Makarska vineyard comes Pošip wine 2010, a regional champion at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012.
In the winery, Zlatan Otok, grapes from our sister company Vinoline from Sibenik is processed. This is additional production of around 400,000 bottles of wine. Vineyard area of 65 hectares with about 500,000 vines. Varieties: Plavac mali, Babić, Crljenak, Pošip.