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2018 Recanati Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Upper Galilee"

Recanati 2018 Shiraz

Winery: Recanati

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Upper Galilee"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Shiraz

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Galilee

State or country: Israel

Price: $17

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: March 28, 2020

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Shiraz from Israel is very good. It opens with a mild musty oak and gentle blueberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, soft, approachable and smooth. The flavor profile is a mild blackberry and dried beef blend with notes of black licorice. I also detected hints of black olive and a touch of black pepper. While not overly complex, this Shiraz is pleasant and food friendly. Enjoy it with a burger. - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The wine has a typical Shiraz aroma of violets, lavender and black pepper along with a slight oak aroma. It is a full-bodied wine with a strong black-purple hue unique to this variety.

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