2019 Galil Mountain Yiron Galilee
Winemaker Notes: Concentrated and suave, showing plush flavors of raspberry compote and blackberry reduction layered with olive, wild herb and baking spice elements. Aromas of hot stone, ganache and loamy earth cascade onto the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. Kosher. Drink now through 2025.
56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 7% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot. Galil Mountain's flagship wine is a blend produced from grapes grown in Upper Galilee vineyards. Glittering bordeaux in color with a robust character, the wine displays abundant aromas of berries, cherries and plum jam, on a seasoned background of vanilla, clove and toasted oak. The well-balanced, full-bodied wine has a long and classic finish. Full malolactic fermentation and 16 months of aging in French oak barrels.
The Upper Galilee mountain range is much more than an abode for Galil Mountain Winery; its the Winerys heart and soul. Sitting in a breathtaking spot atop the Upper Galilee mountain range, this boundary-pushing winery is committed to revitalizing the regions rich history of winemaking. Over 2,000 years ago, the mountain range one of Israels highest at more than 1,000 meters above sea level was a choice location for the cultivation of quality grapevines. Today, the areas topography, soil and climate make it an ideal home for the vibrant Galil Mountain Winery. Established as a joint venture headed by the world-renowned Golan Heights Winery in 2000 with Micha Vadia serving as the current head winemaker, Galil Mountain Winery preserves the delicate balance between tradition and technology. Leveraging five area vineyards, a state-of-the-art production plant and proven expertise, Galil Mountain Winery offers an inspired selection of award-winning wines that remains true to its roots.
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