Vineyard location: Upper Galilee, Golan Heights, Jezreel Valley and Judean Hills
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Carignan and Marselan
Soil: Terra Rossa, basalt stony soil, clay, chalk and Rendzina
Altitude: 200-600 meters above sea level
Vinification: Selective hand harvest separately for each variety. Moderate temperature fermentation, free run wine only, and aging in large oak barrels. After a few months, a series of tastings is conducted by the winemakers, and then the final blend, from the most outstanding barrels will undergo further aging. Total aging period is 18 months
Tasting Notes: Special Reserve Red is a rich, full-bodied wine with balanced acidity allowing it to mature over many years. The wine has a bouquet of dark berries, black pepper and Mediterranean spices
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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