Red-violet in the glass, this wine has a nose of black cherry, cocoa and freshly ground coffee. It is soft on entry, but velvety tannins and flavors of blackberry, vanilla, espresso bean and a soft hint of cocoa powder render it a more sophisticated quaff than first sip would suggest.
Grape Varieties100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
DescriptionLocated in Israels 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 Lennys life-long dream to produce truly world-class wines. Chief winemaker is Gil Shatsberg, a graduate of the U.C. Davis wine program. Formerly a winemaker at Israels Amphorae and Carmel wineries, Gil brings to Recanati proven expertise in his field, allied to a devotion to artistry and craftsmanship in winemaking.Recanati wines are certified kosher .
VinificationIn mid- to late-September, the grapes are hand-harvested in whole clusters to maintain maximum flavor and aroma.
ColorBright ruby red.
NoseDelicate smoky aroma with hints of spice.
PalateMedium-bodied, with flavors of blackberries, plums and herbs.
Serving SuggestionsA perfect companion for grilled meats, game, casseroles and robust vegetarian entrées.
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