Wine Yatir, "Yatir Forest", Judean Hills, 2015
Wine of deep purple-red color.
Concentrated taste of wine with pleasant sweet tannins and a long fruity aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is dominated by tones of ripe wild berries and cherries surrounded by light mineral and earthy nuances.
Wine will be a good pair with beef or venison stew with chanterelles, rich chicken dishes with rich sauces.
"Yatir Forest" - the flagship wine of the winery Yatir. The creation of this wine company uses to harvest the best sites the best vineyards, carefully selecting them for each vintage. These vineyards were planted in 1964 at the Hebron Hills in the northern Negev (Judean Hills). The purpose of the "Yatir Forest" is the desire to make wine, as vividly as possible representing the unique terroir, which has an intense fruitiness and a good storage capacity. Therefore varietal composition of the blend of wine varies from year to year. The wine is aged 16-18 months in small French oak barrels and another year - in bottles. "Yatir Forest" can be stored for 10-15 years. Before use, it is recommended aeration.
Small winery Yatir was founded in 2000 as a joint venture winegrowers area Judean Hills and the winery Carmel Winery. Yatir Winery is located in the northeastern part of the Negev desert. The building was constructed at the foot of the famous archaeological site of Tel Arad with the ruins of the Canaanite city 3000 years ago. Vineyards Company broken at high altitudes, in cool climates, a ten minute drive from the south of the Judean Hills. Communication with Judah led Yatir winery to choose as its logo depicting a lion of Judah.
Ultramodern equipment Yatir winery allows carefully controlled processes at all stages of wine production. Winegrowers and winemakers of the company - the adherents of high quality standards, the main aim to emphasize the uniqueness of their vineyards through character and quality of the wines. Chief enologist of the company is Eran Goldwasser, who graduated from the University of Adelaide in Australia and to Yatir worked in many Australian wineries. His winemaking skills are world famous thanks to several wines received gold medals and ratings 90 + / 100 from well-known publications, including the "The Wine Advocate" and "Wine Spectator".