Tulip White Tulip (OK Kosher) 2020
A unique blend of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. The Cabernet Franc was pressed with the skins for a quick and light contact to reach a light color and to allow the typical varietal flavors to stay present in the wine.
This wine is Kosher for Passover
The family's vision focuses on high standard wine, produced out of love, professional knowledge and a true connection to the industry, in a family oriented atmosphere, which gives the wines a unique, personal aroma.
Today, Tulip Winery is considered to be a rising star in the Israeli wine industry, due to the high standard wine production, with no compromises, starting from the selection of top quality vineyards; using the most advanced technology, and always providing full value for money.
With a rich history of wine production dating back to biblical times, Israel is a part of the cradle of wine civilization. Here, wine was commonly used for religious ceremonies as well as for general consumption. During Roman times, it was a popular export, but during Islamic rule around 1300, production was virtually extinguished. The modern era of Israeli winemaking began in the late 19th century with help from Bordeaux’s Rothschild family. Accordingly, most grapes grown in Israel today are made from native French varieties. Indigenous varieties are all but extinct, though oenologists have made recent attempts to rediscover ancient varieties such as Marawi for commercial wine production.
In Israel’s Mediterranean climate, humidity and drought can be problematic, concentrating much of the country’s grape growing in the north near Galilee, Samaria near the coast and at higher elevations in the east. The most successful red varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah, while the best whites are made from Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Many, though by no means all, Israeli wines are certified Kosher.
One of the most popular and versatile white wine grapes, Chardonnay offers a wide range of flavors and styles depending on where it is grown and how it is made. While it tends to flourish in most environments, Chardonnay from its Burgundian homeland produces some of the most remarkable and longest lived examples. California produces both oaky, buttery styles and leaner, European-inspired wines. Somm Secret—The Burgundian subregion of Chablis, while typically using older oak barrels, produces a bright style similar to the unoaked style. Anyone who doesn't like oaky Chardonnay would likely enjoy Chablis.