Reserve

 
 

Cabernet Franc 2010/2011/2012

 

The Wine

This is a dry red wine produced from 85% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petite Sirah grapes sourced from the winery’s vineyards at Mount Meron in the Upper Galilee

It is a rich, full wine, with a dominant and elegant body. It has sweet fruit tastes, soft tannins and aromas of mocha and hazelnuts.

Awards

In the “100 Best Wines” contest in Beijing, China (2013), the Cabernet Franc won an honorary certificate and a grade of 92. Furthermore, it was chosen as the Best Wine in the Middle East.

Won a silver medal at the TERRAVINO 2015 international wine competition.

Won a gold medal at the TERRAVINO 2013 international wine competition.

Robert Parker’s Review – Score 91

Technical Information

Aging – 18 months in select oak barrels

Bottled – August 2012

13.8% alcohol content per volume

Kosher mehadrin. Not mevushal.

Winemaker’s Recommendations

Benhaim Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010 should be served at 17-18 degrees Celsius. It will pair well with roasted meat, chicken and casseroles.