Wine Golan Heights, "Yarden" Katzrin Chardonnay, 2013
The wine is pale straw-yellow color with a greenish tint.
Taste wine shows a pleasant lemon notes, tones of pears, peaches and tropical fruits, which are complemented by nuances of colors and oak wood.
Aromatic bouquet of wine impresses with its extraordinary freshness and complexity of every hue.
Experts recommend to consume this wine paired with a variety of fish dishes, a variety of pastas, meat, poultry, and generously spiced meals.
"Yarden" - the main line of premium wines the winery Golan Heights. Every year for the creation of these wines using the best grapes. Yarden - a Jewish name of the river Jordan, in the valley where vineyards are located Golan Heights. On the labels of wines in this series depicts the ancient Jewish symbol - the oil lamp, decorated with mosaics. Chardonnay to create the Golan Heights, "Yarden" Katzrin Chardonnay, grown in 2012 at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. Weather in 2012 was much warmer than in the previous two years. The winter was relatively cold and wet April weather conditions become very favorable for the development and maturation of the grapes. To harvest began in early August. The wine was aged in new French oak barrels for 9 months.
Golan Heights - a company revived winemaking Israel. Until the 1980s, the country did not exist a single economy, which could create a world-class products, while Palestine is famous for its thousand-year tradition of wine production. Company Golan Heights was founded in 1983 on the territory of the Golan Heights in the north of Israel. Quality of products the company complies with kashrut (the rules of Judaism). To comply with kosher wine and grapes, from which it was produced, as well as the production process controls specially trained rabbi. Terroir Golan Heights are very similar climate and soils on the terroir of Napa Valley in California. Therefore, the Californian technology played a major role in the development of the winery Golan Heights. California were invited experts who conducted detailed studies of basalt soil of the Golan Heights and came to the conclusion about the prospects of winemaking in this region. Were hired young winemakers who were educated in the University of California at Davis and had hands-on experience in modern wineries in the world. Selecting a clear goal, the founders of the Golan Heights have created a world-class wine, has revolutionized the wine industry in Israel, and have achieved international recognition. After thirty years of operation, the company Golan Heights remains synonymous with quality Israeli wines and continues to push forward the wine country. The company produces not only the traditional still wines, but also began to produce had not had analogues in Israel harvest wines from late harvest wines and sparkling wines by the traditional method "Champenoise".
Golan Heights Vineyards companies located in the region of Galilee in northern Israel at an altitude of 400 to 1200 meters above sea level and extend from the Galilee to the foot of Mount Hermon. In vineyards planted vines imported the best Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Gewurztraminer. Volcanic basalt soils have good drainage. Grape growing here requires more time to mature, as the region's climate is quite cool. Building the winery is located in the town of Kattsrin, it is equipped with modern presses, stainless steel vats, chamber cooling wort and other upgraded equipment. The production uses various technologies of vinification, exposure is carried out in barrels of American and French oak. The company produces three regular series: "Gamla", "Yarden" and "Golan". In the best years in addition to produced wine line "Katzrin", relating to the super-premium class.