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.
Gold medal at the Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits Challenge-TERRAVINO 2008
Aging – 23 mounths in select oak barrels
Bottled – December 2008
13.2% alcohol content per volume
Kosher mehadrin. Not mevushal.
Benhaim Merlot Reserve 2006 should be served 17 degrees Celsius. It will pair well with chicken, dishes with sweet sauces and with pasta.