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Recanati Rose 2013

Recanati Rose 750ml 2013     
Sku: 1909744*

The wine was produced from grapes grown in a single vineyard at Manara in the Upper Galilee. At an elevation of 800 meters above sea level, This beautifully nurtured vineyard benefits from a chilly climate typical to the region as well as extreme differences in day and night temperatures, which greatly contributes to obtain grapes with features that are ideal for creating this fine wine.

Tasting notes
Located in Israel’s 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 Lenny’s 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 Israel’s Amphorae and Carmel wineries, Gil brings to Recanati proven expertise in his field, allied to a devotion to artistry and craftsmanship in winemaking. ------------------------------------------ Production Area ------------------------------------------ Galilee, Israel ------------------------------------------ Grape Varieties ------------------------------------------ 80% Barbera, 20% Merlot ------------------------------------------ Vinification ------------------------------------------ The grapes for the 2010 Rose were harvested 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). Malolactic fermentation did not occur. The resulting wine was refined in tank for 3 months prior to bottling in December 2010. ------------------------------------------ Color ------------------------------------------ Bright, vibrant pink ------------------------------------------ Bouquet ------------------------------------------ Fresh strawberries with citrus, flowers and white peaches. ------------------------------------------ Taste ------------------------------------------ Fresh flavor of ripe berries with a hint of soft spice and crisp acidity ------------------------------------------ Alcohol ------------------------------------------ 11.5% ------------------------------------------ Serving Suggestions ------------------------------------------ A great rose to enjoy on its own or with a wide range of appetizers, fish, poultry dishes, Asian cuisine and vegetarian fare. ------------------------------------------

Food pairing
Best served well chilled as an aperitif or together with rich fish or light meat dishes.

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Country: Israel
Region: Galilee
Grape Varietal: Barbera,Merlot
Type: Still wine, Kosher
 
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