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Tzora 'Judean Hills' Red Cabernet Blend 2020
Tasting Notes
"A serious wine on the nose with dark fruits, smokey bacon and woody notes. On the palate the wine maintains a serious structure but offers really lovely red fruit, sweet and ripe, coupled with a touch of mint and black pepper. Drinking Window 2021 - 2030"

" Judean Hills represents the local Terroir of Tzora's Vineyards in Judean Hills. This wine is made from selected plots of 60 Cabernet Sauvignon, 25 Syrah, 10 Merlot, &  ... read more
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Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork
Item ID: #45146
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Tasting Notes
"A serious wine on the nose with dark fruits, smokey bacon and woody notes. On the palate the wine maintains a serious structure but offers really lovely red fruit, sweet and ripe, coupled with a touch of mint and black pepper. Drinking Window 2021 - 2030"

" Judean Hills represents the local Terroir of Tzora's Vineyards in Judean Hills. This wine is made from selected plots of 60 Cabernet Sauvignon, 25 Syrah, 10 Merlot, & 5 Petit Verdot, grown on old terraces with top-soil of limestone rich in minerals. The grape must underwent a short period of pre-fermentation cold maceration in order to enhance fruit flavor. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels, this wine has enhanced dark fruit flavor and hints of minerality and a fairly long finish.

About the Estate:
The Judean Hills, where Tzora Vineyards resides, rise sharply from the coastal plain, and exhibit ideal growing conditions for growing wine grapes. Terraces cling to this rugged area in a multitude of directions as they follow the contours of the steep slopes. Cold winters, sharp temperature drops during the short summer nights and early morning summer mists, as well as variations in soils from rocky limestone outcrops to ones rich in minerals, all contribute to the character, the balance and the great longevity of the wines.

Set on Kibbutz Tzora at the foothills of the Jerusalem Mountains and overlooking the Soreq Valley, this formerly kibbutz-owned winery released its first 1,500 bottles from the 1993 vintage. Production is currently about 80,000 bottles annually. The winery has full control over its own vineyards, those yielding Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer. The Tzora wines have been kosher since the 2002 vintage. Oh yes, Tzora will be getting its fifth star in the 2012 edition of my books. Daniel Rogov, Israels preeminent wine critic, Rogovs Guides

The wines of Tzora reflect the Judean Hills unique terroir. In order to achieve this goal, they make wine only from their estates fruit, grown in three vineyards, Givat Hachalukim, Shoresh and Neve Ilan, each with varying soils and meso-climates.

Jean-Claude Berrouet of Chateau Petrus is a consultant with Tzora as well. Berrouet says, "My idea is that together with Tzora Vineyards we wish to develop a wine that tells a sincere, authentic story of the local soil and climate through people who share their passion, ability and experience." ~ wINERY NOTES
About Tzora Vineyards
The Judean Hills, where Tzora Vineyards resides, rise sharply from the coastal plain, and exhibit ideal growing conditions for growing wine grapes. Terraces cling to this rugged area in a multitude of directions as they follow the contours of the steep slopes. Cold winters, sharp temperature drops during the short summer nights and early morning summer mists, as well as variations in soils from rocky limestone outcrops to ones rich in minerals, all contribute to the character, the balance and the great longevity of the wines.

"Set on Kibbutz Tzora at the foothills of the Jerusalem Mountains and overlooking the Soreq Valley, this formerly kibbutz-owned winery released its first 1,500 bottles from the 1993 vintage. Production is currently about 80,000 bottles annually. The winery has full control over its own vineyards, those yielding Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer. The Tzora wines have been kosher since the 2002 vintage. Oh yes, Tzora will be getting its fifth star in the 2012 edition of my books."
– Daniel Rogov, Israel's preeminent wine critic, Rogov's Guides

The wines of Tzora reflect the Judean Hills' unique terroir. In order to achieve this goal, they make wine only from their estate's fruit, grown in three vineyards, Giv'at Hachalukim, Shoresh and Neve Ilan, each with varying soils and meso-climates.

Winemaker Eran Pick studied at UC-Davis and is the first Israeli to complete the Master of Wine. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the winemaking at Tzora. Jean-Claude Berrouet of Chateau Petrus is a consultant with Tzora as well. Berrouet says, "My idea is that together with Tzora Vineyards we wish to develop a wine that tells a sincere, authentic story of the local soil and climate through people who share their passion, ability and experience."
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