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Reserve Petite Sirah
Grape Varieties100% Petite Sirah
- 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 were harvested by hand and machine and de-stemmed. Fermentation took place for 10-14 days in small tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation.
NoseComplex aromas of ripe plum and black cherry mingled with notes of dark chocolate
PalateSoft, velvety and delicious, this full-bodied red will age gracefully over the next 5 years.
Serving SuggestionsSavor with rich stews, red meats and hearty pasta dishes. Also superb with hard, aged cheeses.