Or HaGanuz Winery Elima 2019
Elima is a unique wine produced by an innovative, groundbreaking method developed by Dr. Arkady Papikian, an international wine and vine specialist. The wine underwent a long extraction of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc grape skins from mature Mount Meron vineyards, followed by slow, cold fermentation and aging.
No sulfites added. 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc. Or HaGanuz Winery was founded in 2005 and lies at the foot of Mount Meron in the Or HaGanuz settlement, a collaborative, religious community of Orthodox Jews who have adopted the principle of "working for the common good"—similar to the kibbutz model. The name of both the community and winery, translated from Hebrew, means "Hidden Light" and is derived from Kabbalah, referring to the original light described in the Bible as the first act of creation. The Or HaGanuz vineyardas enjoy the unique climate of the Upper Galilee mountains, at a height of 2,259-2,854 feet above sea level, which is optimal for a variety of high-quality grapes.