Reserve

 
 

Cabernet Franc 2011

 

The wine

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.

Awards

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

Technical Information

Aging – 20 months in select oak barrels

Bottled – 7/13

13.8 % alcohol content per volume

Kosher lemehadrin, not mevushal.

Winemaker’s Recommendations

Benhaim Cabernet Franc Reserve 2011 should be served at 17-18 degrees Celsius. It will pair well with roasted meat, chicken and casseroles.