They have been used
to make the finest
spirtis for generations
If only we could read stories written in annual rings of these plum trees.
Bistrica is a local plum variety cultivated in old traditional orchards throughtout the Mediterranean region for more than 300 years.
The quality of traditional craftsmanship has become legendary in the world.
Apart from growing in almost every homestead, Bistrica plums also proved to have a number of health benefits.
Their sweetness and rich flavour make the difference in the final product.
One way or another, you can hear the Croatian grannies passionately shouting:
A DAILY SHOT OF ŠLJIVOVICA
IS A TRUE MEDICINE!
crafted in Croatia.
Oak wood from Slavonian region of Croatia is one of the three most highly regarded types of oak in the world and favoured by wine producers.
The wood is appreciated for its compact fibres, tight grain and sweet aroma, which is then imprinted in the taste of the drink.
Typically very large Slavonian oak barrels allow wines and spirits to undergo a long, slow oxidation, in the case of Šljivovica providing the subtle vanilla notes and slightly bitter bouquet paired with the amber colour of the final product.