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BINYAMINA RESERVE CARIGNAN

BINYAMINA RESERVE CARIGNAN

Type: Red
Variety: Carignan
Price: $$$$30 - $50

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The grapes were hand-picked in the early morning hours at the beginning of September 2009. After being destemmed, the grapes were placed in two small fermentation tanks where they were cold-macerated for two days for heightened color and flavor extraction. They then underwent alcoholic fermentation for almost a week. After aging in French oak barrels for 12 months, the final wine was created by blending the wines from different barrels and bottled with minimal clarification and filtering processes.

Winery: Binyamina Winery Brand: BINYAMINA
Variety: Carignan Country: Israel
Sub Region: Galilee Type: Red
Vintage: 2010 Bottle Size: 750ml
Price: $$$$30 - $50
Characteristics: Fruity, Light, Smooth
UPC: 087752014578

The wine has a deep purple-garnet hue with prominent aromas of ripe plum, white pepper, vanilla and flowers. Binyamina Reserve Carignan is a full-bodied, thick, harmonious and generous wine that is ready to drink now, but will continue to develop in the bottle in the coming years.

It is excellent served with baked lamb and duck dishes, flavorsome Mediterranean dishes and hard ripe cheese.