Domaine Du Castel

In 1988, almost by chance, Eli Ben Zaken planted the first modern-day vineyard to be found in the Judean Hills, in the backyard of his home in Ramat Raziel. Within four years' time, family and close friends came together to harvest the grapes that would become the winery's very first wine – Castel Grand Vin 1992.
Though he was a novice pioneer, Eli was a "very serious amateur" from this first harvest – he aimed for the highest, most meticulous standards, as accustomed in the finest wine regions. He envisioned a thriving family winery that would offer future generations the chance to take part in a shared creation, for generations to come.

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Domaine Du Castel Petite Castel 2016
"This impressive Bordeaux blend is deep purple in color with rich black fruit, cherry and plum flavors, and hints of chocolate shavings blended with cigar box. A nice blend of Old World Bordeaux and New World Israeli styles. Kosher for Passover."
Item Number: 30308
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $527.40
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Domaine Du Castel Petite Castel 2014
The Petit Castel is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The wine matures for 12 months in French oak barrles followed by 4 further months ageing in concrete tanks prior to bottling. The Petit Castel is deep in color with pungent aromas of red and black

Domaine Du Castel Petite Castel 2012
"50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot. Domaine du Castel is an Estate West of Jerusalem at an altitude of 2400 feet. The vineyards are planted at a density of 6700 vines per hectare and produce very small yields. The grapes were handpicked and after fermentation the wine was aged 16

Domain Du Castel Petite Castel 2010
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 "Petit Castel is quite an interesting “second” wine at this point. It offers an awful lot. Most wineries would be happy to have it as a first wine. Of course, it should be good –it isn’t exactly cheap, either. While it always shows better than the Grand Vin young, on first taste

Domain Du Castel Petite Castel 2009
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2009 Petit Castel is quite an interesting “second” wine at this point. It offers an awful lot. Most wineries would be happy to have it as a first wine. Of course, it should be good –it isn’t exactly cheap, either. While it always shows better than the Grand Vin young, on first