Asher Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Verdot Blend 2012, Israel

My Rating 87 Points.   

Price $18.
Dark ruby/ Inky in color with a purplish rim.

Fruity on the nose with bell peppers, blackberries, plums, blueberries, cherries, cola, vanilla, oak, licorice, metals and black pepper.

Full-bodied and smooth, with medium acidity and nice legs.

Fruity on the palate with cherries, blackberries, blueberries, figs, plums, cloves, licorice, oak and light black pepper.

Medium finish with firm tannins and peppercorn.

A nice blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Enjoyable by itself or with food. Well balanced with a nice mouthfeel.

A small production from a small boutique Winery in Israel. Grapes were hand-picked and matured for 12 months, in French Oak barrels.

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6 thoughts on “Asher Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Verdot Blend 2012, Israel

  1. A Google ad about a different Israeli winery showed up on something I was reading today, so I thought of you and clicked. I didn’t see reviews for it yet at your site. I really wanted you to see the beauty of its setting in the Jerusalem area, but the link was too long (if you go the the homepage, you can just click on the “Gallery” category at the bottom…). So, I’m giving you the link to the catalogue (apparently, they’ve won some awards). I hope this isn’t rude of me where you’re reviewing a different winery, but I didn’t know where else to put it, and, at least, it’s a wine from the same country. Here it is: http://www.psagotwines.com/en/wines-catalog

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