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Recanati winery

Recanati Winery
Location Hefer Valley, Israel
Coordinates
Founded 2000 (2000)
Key people Lenny Recanati
Distribution International
Website .il.co.recanati-winerywww

Recanati winery is a winery situated in the Hefer Valley in Israel. Production is 900,000 - 1 million bottles annually.[1]

History

The winery was founded in 2000 by Lenny Recanati.[1] The winery produces young red and white blends under its Yasmin label, varietals under its Recanati and Reserve labels, and a Special Reserve.[2] All grapes are hand-harvested, two-thirds originating in Recanati’s high-altitude Manara vineyards in the Upper Galilee with which it has contracts, and the remainder from vineyards planted in the clay-rich soil of the Jezreel Valley.[3][4]

A bottle of Recanati Sauvignon Blanc

Chief winemaker Gil Shatsberg, a graduate of the U.C. Davis wine program, worked for Amphorae and Carmel wineries before joining Recanati.[5] Shatsberg replaced Lewis Pasco, previously winemaker for Chimney Rock and Marimar Torres in California.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Recanati Winery". Yossie's Corckboard. 
  2. ^ "Recanati Winery in Galilee". 
  3. ^ "Recanati Wines". Palm Bay International. 
  4. ^ Rogov, Daniel. "Wine and Spirits / Recanati celebrates a decade". Haaretz. 
  5. ^ "From the Cliffs of Manara". 
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