|Winery:||Clos de Gat|
|Region:||Israel » Judean Hills|
Clos de Gat
The nose showed vibrant raspberry with dark chocolate, clove and a hint of undergrowth. A slight acetone note added depth on the nose. On the palate, I found mixed berries, pepper, cocoa powder and sweet spice on a balanced and juicy frame. The finish ...
Varietals Produced by Clos de Gat View all
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...
Clos de Gat on Snooth
I recently put together a tasting of orange style wines (for a future article). In my small of part of the wine universe, orange wine has a respected place. However, I found it odd, that it was so difficult to make my tasting successful. First, finding the attendees for the tasting took some doing. I was amazed by how many experienced Italian wi... Read More
The nose showed vibrant raspberry with dark chocolate, clove and a hint of undergrowth. A slight acetone note added depth on the nose. On the palate, I found mixed berries, pepper, cocoa powder and sweet spice on a balanced and juicy frame. The finish was long yet fresh with spicy red fruits. Read More
Deep fruity black and purple currents, some wood, spices and black cherry.One of my favorite wines with Cab, Merlot & Petit Verdu in a wonderful, Bordeaux style blend. Read More
Hello!Just signed up, my name is Dina, or Malka, whatever works.I'm turning 30 this summer, started a career as a cook a couple of months ago and was always a food and wine person. I live in Tel Aviv, Israel - the land of milk honey and vines.favorites: Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Gewurtztraminer... a little down the list are the obv... Read More
I've recently met Israeli wines up close and personal -- and found the encounter delightful. Toured the Golan Heights Winery in July during an extended business stay in Israel. Very nice. I'm back in the States now, and would like to know if anyone has visited other Israeli wineries, or can suggest some Israeli reds (cab savs, particularly) that... Read More