Israel wine, $33 — 9 months ago
specially made for kramim (vineyards in hebrew) boutique hotel.
my guess is that it was a welcome gift at the room for my not really drinking alcohol in-laws.
75% Cabernet sauvignon
15% petit verdot
both coming from the vineyards next to the hotel in Jerusalem surrounding mountains
10% merlot from golan heights
14 months in french oak.
a not too heavy balanced red fruit forward bordeaux blend.
rounded by right amount of oak treatment.
nice. — 2 years ago
Israeli sauvignon blanc blockbuster... and for a reason.
85% sauv blanc
whole cluster press that makes it super pale... almost completely transperent.
3 months in stainless steel before being released.
medium + acidity.
medium - body.
grapefruit, lemon peel, that expected freshly cut wet grass and hinted tropics.
lovely and super drinkable.
excellent vfm (75 nis) .
paired well with simple dinner of omelette, israeli/arabic salad, chickpeas with tahini, baked sweet potatoes with chicken and some sourdough bread. — a year ago
Drank with Mom and Dad at winery very nice 2013 vintage — 3 years ago
Medium bodied, smooth, balanced tannins. Cherries, cigar, blueberries, earth. — 5 years ago
Fruity, light, glorious aroma — a year ago
This wine is all about terroir — 5 years ago
Fabulous. Apple pear and vanilla. 90 points. — 6 years ago