Lilach Winery ???

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Lilach Winery ???

Postby Mike_F » Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:41 pm

Brough by a dinner guest and tasted this evening - Lilach family winery, "Dry red Sangiovese", 2005. The winery is apparently in Kfar Yehoshua, and the grapes are from local organic vineyards . Very little additional information on the labels, and no further contact details on the winery. I found an e-mail via web searching on a page describing cycle touring of wineries in north of Israel - ... alilee.htm , but not much more information. The 2008 edition of the Rogov guide does not list this winery.

The wine itself is light-medium bodied, smooth, food friendly, and very drinkable. A nice effort for an Israeli Sangiovese, and makes me wonder what this winery can do with a varietal of better local potential. My guess at a Rogov score - 86.

Rogov and all - any further information on this winery and its wines?


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Re: Lilach Winery ???

Postby Daniel Rogov » Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:54 am

Mike, Hi....

Nor will the 2009 edition include Lilach Winery as they produce under 1,500 bottles annually. I will be tasting their wines in the near future, however, as they are growing now and may well make it into the 2010 edition. Will report back after my tasting.

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