Dessert Wine Admon Mountain

Dessert Wine Admon Mountain

Wine’s name: Dessert wine Admon Mountain
Harvest year: 2008
Wine make-up: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. 55% Shiraz& 5% Chardonnay
Vineyards: 3 different plots from Kerem Ben Zimra Plateau.
Vineyard’s Height: 870 meters above sea level
Harvest date: 26.10.08

Time and fermentation temperature:
For this series that has a unique growth method come grapes from a late hand harvest.
When the grapes come to the winery the clusters are carefully selected, the seed is separated from the stalk from there a partial fermentation until the desired existing level of sugar, after this stage grape alcohol is added in order to stop the continuation of the fermentation, a short soakage of the skins brings the light color with the use of special yeast all of this in a warm and fast fermentation brings the fullest fruition of the fruit and a high alcohol level that blends into the fruit
Barrels ageing: 297 days in barrels 50% French oak wood 50% American oak wood
Bottling date: 31.12.10
Number of bottles: 1,923

Tasting impressions:
The shade of color is peachy red. The wine has a rich bouquet of ripe red fruits, black plum, apricot figs caramel honey and licorice, and a balanced bouquet of leathers and white chocolate.
A pleasant but not dominating sweetness, powerful tannins and a pleasant finish.
An elegant wine possesses ability to improve within 3 years of   age.
Recommended consumer price: 70 Nis.
Wine maker: Avi Rosenberg