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Grape Varieties80% Barbera, 20% Merlot
- 86 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.
VinificationHarvested with an ideal sugar/acid balance, resulting in an elegant, fruity and fresh wine. Mainly whole clusters (80%) macerated for 6 hours prior to fermentation in stainless steel (10 days).
ColorBright, vibrant pink
NoseFresh strawberries with citrus, flowers and white peaches.
PalateFresh flavor of ripe berries with a hint of soft spice and crisp acidity
AnalysisAlcohol: 11.5 %
Serving SuggestionsA great rosé to enjoy on its own or with a wide range of appetizers, fish, poultry dishes, Asian cuisine and vegetarian fare