Ben - zimra's Merlot series contains grapes from chioce clusters, hand-picked in the early morning. The grapes skins were soaked for an extended period in order to extract the utmost color and flavor. The wine was aged for eleven months in french oak wood barrels, and for three more months after it was bottled. The wine is not filterd
The Merlot is a dark, rich wine, with sweet fruit and soft tannins, showing the classic varietal qualities of plums, stewed fruit and cherry jam, combined with the subtle spicy shades of toffee vanilla and cloves from the barrels.
A complex and rich wine, a result of strict growing methods and extremely low yields. Complex, elegant and intense, our Merlot Reserve is fruit driven, complimented by soft oak spices, floral notes, all leading to a long and velvety finish.
Volcanic Merlot This wine has a deep fresh red color, its aromas suggestive of wild berries and flowers, as well as mature soft astringency. The wine is tender, perfumed and easy to drink.
RESERVE 4990 In the Hebrew year 4990, the Ramban was looking forward to leaving his home in Spain and immigrating to Jerusalem. Forty years later he arrived and renewed Jewish community life. The wine industry was revived, and became the basis for commercial production of wine in modern Israel.
The winery’s core series is the Raziel Series. Wines in this series are pure varietals and mature in the barrel for at least 18 months.
elegant body typical to the variety. The wine was aged in French oak barrels for 12 months and bottled aged for an additional year giving it a long and complex finish.
Merlot Essence combines two vineyards that ideally complement each other. The main vineyard, in the Elah Valley, offers a velvety softness, while the other, in the Ephraim Hills, contributes to the wine’s solid structure. Merlot Essence is an intense red
Full Bodied. Gripping but very soft tannins and toasty oak. On first attack ripe raspberries and blackcurrants, those making way for light herbal and earthy notes and finally plums and oriental spices, all culminating in a long, mineral-rich finish.
The wine is comprised of 85% Petit Verdot and 15% Merlot grapes, from several vineyard plots in the Yatir Forest, situated at altitudes of 680-700 meters above sea level. The wines from the different vineyards were aged separately in oak barrels for one year before the final blend was created.
rich and smooth with hints of roses, earth, black plum and oak. Pairs well with meat dishes, stews and grilled chicken. Suggested serving temperature is 16-18 degrees Celsius.