Psagot Cabernet Sauvignon Single Vineyard
|Bottle volume ml||750ml|
|Country of origin||Israel|
100% varietal wine which strives to articulate the singular expressions of Psagot's vineyard. The vineyard just north of Jerusalem over 900 meters above sea level. This wine exudes a beautiful fruit complimented but a touch of earth and minerals unique to this vineyard.Gold Medal Winner in the 2009 Terravino Competition.
The grapes (100% Cabernet Sauvignon) were harvested from vineyards in Jerusalem Hills.
The grapes are brought immediately after harvest into the winery for a gentle crushing and destemming.
The must is fermented in stainless steel tanks starting off cool (60º F) and working up to an aggressive fermentation (93º F).
The wine underwent both pump-overs and punch-downs as much as five to eight times a day. The wine additionally underwent a full malolactic fermentation in French and American oak barrels giving the wine a very complex character.The wine was aged in oak barrels for 14 months.