Upper Galilee Sauvignon Blanc

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Upper Galilee Sauvignon Blanc
RegionUpper Galilee
Grape Varieties100% Sauvignon Blanc
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  • 90 Points
    Wine Enthusiast September 2015
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 .
VinificationHand harvested at optimal ripeness, grapes are immediately crushed and chilled. A brief period of skin contact is allowed before pressing.
ColorPale straw
NoseFresh hay and bell pepper notes develop and linger
PalateFull-bodied and lively, with flavors redolent of tropical fruits such as guava and banana
Serving SuggestionsOutstanding with fish, sushi, risotto and grilled vegetables