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Golan Heights Winery Gilgal Brut Pinot Noir Chardonnay

$170.46 / case(6)

$31.57

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The wine gilgal brut non-vintage sparkling wine displays bright lemon and lime citrus characters alongside hints of apricot green apple and fresh flowers all rounded out by subtle notes of strawberry and toast. This immensely drinkable sparkling wine is crisp and refreshing. Ready to drink now we recommend enjoying gilgal brut within five years of release. Wine & food with its natural acidity the wine is a wonderful way to start a festive meal. Try gilgal brut with rich or salty foods such as canapes of smoked salmon topped with caviar or delectable desserts such as strawberry souffle with sliced strawberries. The vintage gilgal brut is a non-vintage wine produced from grapes primarily harvested during the 2011 vintage. 2011 was our coolest and wettest vintage since 1997 with 130% average annual rainfall. The chilly spring prevented excess vine growth that could have resulted from the wet soils. Harvest began about two weeks late with a cool october resulting in over 25% of our fruit still unharvested by the end of the month. After waiting out the rains of early november we brought in the remainder of the fruit by mid-month literally minutes before a six-day rain system hit. The season’s cool temperatures led to average yields and very nice quality wines. Made from equal parts of pinot noir and chardonnay grapes gilgal brut is produced strictly according to the traditional method including pressing of whole clusters and secondary fermentation in the bottle. Prior to disgorging each bottle aged for a minimum of twelve months. The appellation the galilee (or galil) is the most northern and generally considered the best appellation in israel. The highest quality area within the appellation is the golan heights (or simply the golan) the coldest region in israel. The vineyards on this volcanic plateau rise from 400 meters (1 300 feet) above sea level to 1 200 meters (3 900 feet) and receive snowfall in the winter. Golan heights winery is located in the town of katzrin in the central golan. – golan heights winery

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