Reserve

 
 

Merlot Reserve 2006/2012

 

The wine

This is a dry red wine produced from 85% Merlot grapes sourced from the winery’s vineryards at Mount Meron in the Upper Galilee with the remaining 10% mainly Cabernet Franc with small amounts of Petite Sirah. This exclusive wine has subtle spiced flavors and aromas with soft tannins and a long finish.

Awards

Gold medal at the Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits Challenge-TERRAVINO 2008

Technical Information

Aging – 23 mounths in select oak barrels

Bottled – December 2008

13.2% alcohol content per volume

Kosher mehadrin. Not mevushal.

Winemaker’s Recommendations

Benhaim Merlot Reserve 2006 should be served 17 degrees Celsius. It will pair well with chicken, dishes with sweet sauces and with pasta.