Galil Mountain Flagship wine 'Meron' 2015
|Grapes||Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot|
|Match with||Soft cream cheese, clove- and cuminCheese, Red meat, Lamb, Pasta, strong Cheese, Pig, Wild, FeatherWild|
Glittering deep purple in color, the wine is rich with characters of blueberry, black cherry and raspberry jam accompanied by chocolate and clove aromas. The full-bodied wine has a velvety texture with a long, elegant finish.
Region: Upper Galilee.
Varieties: 80% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot.
Technical Data: Undergoing about 14 days of fermentation on skins at 28ºC (82ºF) and full malolactic fermentation, the wine aged for 16 months in French oak barrels.
Harvest: The winter preceding the 2014 harvest began with a heavy snowstorm that provided the grapevines with most of the cold conditions they required. During the rest of the winter there was little precipitation. At the beginning of May, a rainstorm compensated for the lack of precipitation, enabling vine arousal in moist soil. For the remainder of the season, the weather was moderate, even cooler than average, without any extreme conditions. The fruit ripened uniformly, and the harvest was of a very high quality.