Vineyard location: Kidron, Judean Plain, central Israel (Old Vines, planted 1975)
Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc
Soil: Heavy alluvial
Altitude: 50 meters above sea level
Vinification: Selective hand harvest. Gentle pressing, low temperature fermentation in large oak barrels and aging on the lees (Sur Lie) for 12 months
Tasting Notes: An aromatic complexity of stone fruit, honey and waxy pronounced characteristics balanced by acidity and fresh minerality
Recanati Winery was established in 2000 by Lenny Recanati and Uri Shaked. Their aim was to create a new winery which would produce original, quality Israeli wine. The winery’s philosophy is to produce local and original wines, wines that will best express the local terroir.
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