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Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Grape Varieties94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot
- 91 Points
BackgroundLocated 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 .
VinificationGrapes are harvested by hand from late September through mid-October. Immediately following the crush, the must is chilled to 60ºF en route to the fermentation vats.
NoseComplex aromas of ripe black fruits suffused with nuances of truffle, cigar and toasted walnut.
PalateApproachable and delicious now, this full-bodied red will age gracefully over the next decade.
Serving SuggestionsSavor with rich stews, red meats and hearty pasta dishes. Also superb with hard, aged cheeses.