Gvaot Herodion Merlot 2010
The wine is characterized by aromas of black fruit and spices, followed by notes of coffee and roast. Full, rich, yet elegant body; it boasts a rich and long-lasting flavor. Recommended to accompany lean-meat dishes.
Kosher. 92% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot. Thirty-five-hundred years ago, Israelite spies came back from their tour of the Promised Land bearing a bunch of grapes so big, it was carried by two. Today, Gvaot grows the smallest possible clusters, concentrating their color and flavor. Herodion Merlot is produced from grapes harvested from vineyards planted on the eastern slopes of the central hills in the Shomron, 2,296-2,953 feet above sea level. The wine was aged in oak barrels for 12 months. Under proper storage conditions, it will continue to improve in bottle for the next few years. The wine was bottled unfiltered and this limited series consists of 2,600 bottles.