Ilovčak Škrlet 2017
Ilovčak Winery is the fifth generation growing the vine on parcels dating back to the mid-19th century. The vineyards are located on the eastern slopes of Moslavina highlands, above the River Ilova, on the border between Moslavina and Slavonia. Ilovčak vineyards are only on southern slopes of Moslavina Highlands at 240 meters above sea level, covering an area of 6 hectares. The most abundant variety is an indigenous variety Škrlet, followed by Graševina, Pinot Blanc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The first vineyards were planted in 1992, while the commercial sales began in 2006. Škrlet is an indigenous Moslavina variety. Only 95 hectares of this variety are planted anywhere in the word. In local dialect, it is called “yellow little ram” because of the similarities to the head of the ram. The Ilovčak winery has 3 hectares of Škrlet vineyards and they produce about 10,000 bottles.
The Škrlet vineyards are located on the Ilovčak position. It is fruity, gentle, fresh and full of flavor. Summer refreshing wine. Distinct citrus, banana, pear, yellow plum and white flowers aromas. It goes great with white meat, pasta, sea fish and seafood, light creamy soup.