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Recanati Chardonnay 2014 Wine Review

Recanati Chardonnay 2014

Recanati Chardonnay 2014

Upper Galilee, Israel

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Recanati

Agent: Grafstein Wines

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Kosher for Passover, non-Mevushal Israeli white wine made from the classic Chardonnay grape. A lovely chardonnay with tropical fruit and caramelized toffee notes from the oak aging. Full-bodied and round. Tasty! The winery blends in 5% Muscat Canelli grapes for floral aromatics and lift. Good acidity.

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This Recanati Chardonnay 2014 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Sweet spice, butterscotch notes with a crazy intense steely, saline and grapefruit character. This is a light-bodied chardonnay that initially comes across as austere but it's a tremendous food wine. Try pairing with tempura crab and shrimp. Tasted Feb 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

From Upper Galilee, Israel. Shows delicate tropical fruit aromas, repeated on palate with touches of caramel and almonds, then unusual almond finish.
Tasted Oct. 2018
Winemakers, Gil Shatsberg and Ido Lewinsohn winemaking experience shows in Recanati 2014. Shatsberg studied at UC Davis and Lewinsohn studied wine in Milan and worked with winery Tenuta San Guido of Sassicaia fame. The wine is Kosher and the Chardonnay grapes for it come from vineyards in Israel's Upper Galilee. - Community Wine Reviews

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