Carmel Cabernet Sauvignon Galil Prvt Collection 2000

Cabernet Sauvignon from Israel

Price: $26.99
Item No. 62354

Winemaker's Notes

A limited edition, this superb choice wine is made from grapes grown in the Galilee and Golan regions at an elevation of around 800 metres above sea level. The temperature is relatively warm during the day and cool at night. The result is mature grapes with ideal balance between flavour, colour, tannins, sugar content, total acidity and pH.

The grapes were harvested and transferred at night to the winery where they were immediately crushed and de-stemmed. The mash was fermented in rotating vinifiers to obtain intensity in colour. After malolactic fermentation the wine was racked, and then allowed to mature in 225 litre French oak barrels for approximately 12 months. The wine was filtered, bottled and laid down in cool underground cellars before finally being released for distribution.

Tasting Notes A superior wood aged Cabernet Sauvignon with a good red colour, oak and vanilla bouquet; dark, spicy and berry flavours that last on the finish.

Learn About Israel

Israel Quite possibly the region that wine was first drunk (or close to the region), Israel is not on the top of most lists for best wine regions. In fact, the conditions in the country are perfect for growing grapes, but reasons such as money, inexperience and apathy have kept the area from becoming a world-wide wine region. That said, Israel makes some top-notch...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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