Tishbi Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
This deep and intensely colored wine is produced from the initial free-run juice. The wine exhibits elegant aromas of plum, raspberry, cassis, and blackberries, along with subtle flavors of mocha, vanilla, and honey, resulting from 12 months in both American and French oak barrels. The finished texture is velvety. Bottled unfiltered, it is good for immediate drinking and has a long aging potential.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon. In 1882, Jonathan Tishbi's grandfather, Michael Chamiletzki set foot upon the land of Zichron Yaakov. He made his first home in nearby Shefeya and was chosen by Baron Edmund de Rothschild to plant and develop vineyards on this land. In 1925, the famous poet Chaim Nachman Bialik visited and gave Michael a new Hebrew family name, "Tishbi"—an acronym of "a resident of Shefeya in Israel." Four generations have passed and Jonathan still remembers harvesting by hand in his family's vineyards and bringing the wagons of grapes to be pressed in the nearby winery. At Tishbi Estate, they still follow the traditional growing methods passed on to Jonathan by his father and grandfather.