Israeli wine in Eshkol HaZahav

18 May Israeli wine in Eshkol HaZahav

The winners of this year’s Eshkol Hazahav (Golden Cluster), were announced at The Peres Center For Peace in Jaffa. Eshkol HaZahav is Israel’s wine tasting competition, now in its 13th year, organized by Studio Ben-Avi, owned by Avi Ben-Ami.

259 wines were submitted from among 50 wineries.

The Gold Medal Trophies, (first place), were awarded to the following wines:

 

SAUVIGNON BLANC
Yarden Sauvignon Blanc, Golan Heights Winery 2014

 

CHARDONNAY
Reserve Chardonnay, Teperberg 1870

 

OTHER WHITE VARIETIES
Midbar Viognier, 2014

 

WHITE BLENDS
Montefiore White, Kerem Montefiore 2014


RED BLENDS (NIS 50-90)
Kerem Kishor 2013

 

RED BLENDS (NIS 90-120)
Legend, Shilo 2012

 

RED BLENDS (NIS 120+)
Special Reserve, Recanati 2012

 

CABERNET SAUVIGNON (Less than NIS 100)
Rechesim Dishon Cabernet Sauvignon, Segal 2011

 

CABERNET SAUVIGNON (More than NIS 100)
Sod Cabernet Sauvignon, Shilo 2012

 

MERLOT (Less than NIS 100)
Psagot Merlot 2013

 

MERLOT (More than NIS 100)
Sod Merlot, Shilo 2011

 

SYRAH (Less than NIS 100)
Premium 3400, Jerusalem Winery 2013


SYRAH (More than NIS 100)
Reserve Syrah Viognier, Recanati

 

CABERNET FRANC
Corem Cabernet Franc, Nahal Amud 2011

 

PETIT VERDOT/ PETITE SYRAH
Montefiore Petite Sirah, Kerem Montefiore 2012

Teperberg Petit Verdot, Teperberg 1870  2011

 

OTHER RED VARIETIES
Reserve Carignan, Binyamina 2013

 

 AGED WINES (2003-2007)

Yarden Merlot, Golan Heights Winery 2007

 

DESSERT WINE
Sha’al Gewurztraminer, Late Harvest, Carmel Winery 2010


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