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Recanati Shiraz. Vintage 2012

Recanati Shiraz. Vintage 2012

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Grapes for this Shiraz are cultivated in the Upper Galilee region of Israel, which benefits from a Mediterranean climate.

 

Grape Varieties


100% Shiraz

 

Vinification


Select grapes are hand-harvested in whole clusters to maintain maximum flavor and aroma. Immediately following a gentle crush, the must undergoes traditional maceration and fermentation. The resulting wine is then transferred to French and American oak barrels where it ages for twelve months before bottling and release.

 

Color


Deep ruby red

 

Bouquet


A complex bouquet reveals layers of raspberry and plum intertwined with traces of black pepper, nutmeg and mocha.

 

Taste


Full-bodied and rich, with robust flavor of ripe berries and spice against a background of smooth tannins.

 

Serving Suggestions


A perfect match with roasts, grilled meats, hearty stews and aged cheeses.

 

Located in Israel’s Hefer Valley, the Recanati Winery is a showcase winemaking facility, equipped with the most innovative technology available today. Owned by Lenny Recanati, a native of Israel with ancestral roots stretching back to Italy, the winery is the fruit of Lenny’s life-long dream to produce truly world-class wines. Lewis Pasco, an American-born graduate of the University of California at Davis wine program and a trained chef, serves as chief winemaker. He brings to Recanati a strong dedication to artistry and craftsmanship in winemaking.

 

Size: 750 ml


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