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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Tzora 'Judean Hills Blanc' Chardonnay Blend 2016
The Wine Judean Hills Blanc 2016 reflects the character and quality of Tzora’s vineyards, located in the ancient region of Judean Hills. The wine is made from Chardonnay (86%) and Sauvignon Blanc (14%) grapes, grown on old terraces. The soil is shallow Terra-Rosa with subsoil of limestone. The wine
Item Number: 28327
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
BTL

Tzora 'Judean Hills' Cabernet Blend 2015
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" 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
Item Number: 26327
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
BTL

Tzora 'Misty Hills Cabernet/Syrah 2016
The Wine Misty Hills is produced from the winery's best vineyard plot. The wine’s name is a tribute to the morning mists that often lie upon our vineyards. These mists form as warm air from the Mediterranean collides with cool air descending from the mountains. Planted in stony soils along the

Tzora 'Judean Hills Blanc' Chardonnay Blend 2015
The Wine Judean Hills Blanc 2015 reflects the character and quality of Tzora’s vineyards, located in the ancient region of Judean Hills. The wine is made from Chardonnay (86%) and Sauvignon Blanc (14%) grapes, grown on old terraces. The soil is shallow Terra-Rosa with subsoil of limestone. The wine

Tzora 'Judean Hills Blanc' Chardonnay Blend 2014
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 79 "Offers a spicy aroma, with pure, mineral-infused flavors of Granny Smith apple, lemon curd and pineapple, accented by notes of toasted coconut. The finish has crème brûlée hints that linger with plenty of richness. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Kosher.

Tzora 'Judean Hills' Cabernet Blend 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "A fresh and juicy red, showing good concentration to the dark plum, currant and black olive flavors, supported by medium-grained tannins. Forest floor and minerally notes are joined by white pepper accents on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot and Merlot. Kosher.

Tzora 'Judean Hills' Cabernet Blend 2013
" 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

Tzora 'Judean Hills' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
" Judean Hills represents the local Terroir of Tzora's Vineyards in Judean Hills. This wine is made from selected plots of Cabernet Sauvignon (92%) and - for the first time - Syrah (8%), grown on old terraces with top-soil of limestone rich in minerals. The grape must underwent a short period of

Tzora Vineyards 'Judean Hills' Cab/Merlot/Syrah 2011
" Judean Hills represents the local Terroir of Tzora's Vineyards in Judean Hills. This wine is made from selected plots of Cabernet Sauvignon (92%) and - for the first time - Syrah (8%), grown on old terraces with top-soil of limestone rich in minerals. The grape must underwent a short period of