This is a dry red wine produced from 85% Cabernet Franc with the remainder mainly Merlot and small amounts of 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.
Chosen as the Best Wine in the Middle East in the “100 Best Wines” contest in Beijing, China (2013) where itwas also awarded an honorary certificate and a grade of 92
Silver medal at the Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits Challenge – TERRAVINO 2013
Silver medal at the Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits Challenge – TERRAVINO 2015
Scored 91 by Robert Parker in March 2016
Aging – 20 months in select oak barrels
Bottled – 7/13
13.8 % alcohol content per volume
Kosher lemehadrin, not mevushal.
Benhaim Cabernet Franc Reserve 2011 should be served at 17-18 degrees Celsius. It will pair well with roasted meat, chicken and casseroles.