Wine’s name: Cabernet Sauvignon Kerem Ben Zimra
Vineyard: “Plateau” 1998 planting
Vineyard’s Height: 870 meters above sea level
Time and fermentation temperature: manual harvest; clusters are hand selected to ensure that only the highest quality grapes are chosen.
Light pressing and non extraction of the grapes leads to the utmost free flow of the liquid. From there fermentation and soaking of the peels using unique yeast hereby in a slow and cold fermentation. Combined with supreme cleanliness brought full fruit extraction and the realization of the maximum potential of the fruit up to the high alcohol that blends with the fruit
Barrels ageing: 371 days in barrels 80% French oak wood 20% American oak wood
Bottling date: 24.12.12
Number of bottles: 54,000
Specific gravity: 0.994
Total acidity as Tartaric Acid: 6.5 gram/liter
Residual sugar: 2.2 gram/liter
The shades are: red- purple – dark and airtight.
The wine has a rich bouquet of ripe red and black fruits, black plum, red raspberry ,blueberry ,clove, and a balanced bouquet of coffee and cacao ,seemingly sweet ,powerful tannins and a pleasant finish.
Elegant wine possesses ability to improve with 3-5 years of age.
All taste impressions are on behalf of the winery
Wine maker: Avi Rosenberg