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A youthful and refreshing white with aromas of dried fruit, nutmeg and herbs. Flavors of tropical fruits, anise and pear develop on the palate.
Grape Varieties60% Chardonnay, 40% Sauvignon Blanc
- 88 PointsBest Buy
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.The Recanati Yasmin series of wines is specifically produced to be mevushal keeping it kosher, regardless of who serves it, an important consideration for kosher caterers and restaurants. Recanati wines are certified kosher .
VinificationFlash-pasteurized using an in-line procedure, which heats the juice for a few seconds prior to fermentation. Fermentation proceeds very slowly over one month at cool temperatures.
ColorDelicate straw gold
NoseAromas of dried fruit and herbs
PalateLight and refreshing, with flavors of tropical fruits, anise and pear
AnalysisAlcohol: 12 %
Serving SuggestionsA delightful reception wine, and a perfect match with passed hors doeuvres and fish dishes.