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Upper Galilee Chardonnay
Grape Varieties100% Chardonnay
- 90 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 .
VinificationAfter hand harvesting, the grapes are gently pressed as whole clusters to preserve maximum levels of aroma and flavor.
ColorPale straw gold.
NoseDelicate aromas of tropical fruit with subtle nuances of caramel and hazelnut.
PalateFull-bodied and harmonious, concluding in a long, smooth finish.
Serving SuggestionsEnjoy as an aperitif or with a variety of dishes, including fish, pasta in cream sauces and a wide array of appetizers.