This Recanati Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve David Vineyard win is intense and generous, has a luscious lingering flavours of forest berries, black plum and vanilla with the aromas of Mediterranean herbs, such as thyme and rosemary.
The grapes come from the winery’s top Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard.
The vineyard is located in the Upper Galilee, overlooking the Lebanon Mountains.
The wine aged in French oak barrels for approximately 18 months and goes through rough filtration before bottling. (David Vineyard)
Grapes for this Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon are grown high in the slopes of Northern Galilee, where the rocky, porous soil and a cool sea breeze nurture this noble varietal.
94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot.
Grapes are harvested by hand from late September through mid-October. Immediately following the crush, the must is chilled to 60ºF en route to the fermentation vats. The crushed grapes then cold macerate for three days to cultivate their complex taste and singular fragrance. After three weeks of fermentation, the wine is transferred to small French oak barrels where it is left to age for 17 months.
Complex aromas of ripe black fruits suffused with nuances of truffle, cigar and toasted walnut.
Approachable and delicious now, this full-bodied red will age gracefully over the next decade.
Savor with rich stews, red meats and hearty pasta dishes. Also superb with hard, aged cheeses. For maximum enjoyment, decant for one hour prior to drinking and serve at cool room temperature.