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Upper Galilee Shiraz
Deep ruby red. A complex bouquet reveals layers of raspberry and plum intertwined with traces of black pepper, nutmeg and mocha. Full-bodied and rich, with robust flavor of ripe berries and spice against a background of smooth tannins.
Grape Varieties100% Shiraz
- 92 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 Shiraz is specifically produced to be mevushal keeping it kosher, regardless of who serves it, an important consideration for kosher caterers and restaurants.
VinificationSelect grapes are hand-harvested in whole clusters to maintain maximum flavor and aroma. Immediately following a gentle crush, the must undergoes traditional maceration and fermentation.
ColorDeep ruby red
NoseA complex bouquet reveals layers of raspberry and plum intertwined with traces of black pepper, nutmeg and mocha
PalateFull-bodied and rich, with robust flavor of ripe berries and spice against a background of smooth tannins
Serving SuggestionsA perfect match with roasts, grilled meats, hearty stews and aged cheeses.