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Recanati
Reserve Marselan
CountryIsrael
RegionUpper Galilee
Grape Varieties 100% Marselan
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90 Points
Wine Enthusiast
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.
VinificationAfter primary and malolactic fermentations, the wine is flash-pasteurized by an in-line procedure and then immediately cooled to normal bottling temperature (about 65ºF).
ColorDeep ruby
NoseComplex with an earthy note.
PalateVery full-bodied with a viscous texture. A wine with chocolate nuances, notable for its power, both in acidity and tannins.
Bottle size
750 ml
Serving SuggestionsAn outstanding accompaniment to grilled red meats, poultry, risottos and mushroom-based dishes.