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2011 Golan Heights Winery Yarden Mount Hermon White, Galilee, Israel

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $15   From: $12   To: $17

Price History for 2011 Golan Heights Winery Yarden Mount Hermon White, Galilee, Israel
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Grape Variety: Semillon

Semillon is one of the wine world's unsung heroes. The gold-skinned grape produces France's most famous and revered sweet wines (notably Sauternes), and some of the greatest dry white wines of Australia (specifically those of the Hunter Valley). And yet, few Semillons between these two extremes attract much attention.

When vinified, sweet wine made from Semillon can take on a plethora of flavors, particularly stone-fruit (apricot, peach, nectarine, mango), and secondary notes such as citrus, nut and honey. Perhaps the wine’s most remarkable feature is its silken texture, caused by the concentration of sugar and glycerol.

As a dry wine, Semillon requires a unique set of conditions in which to make quality wine. In the ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Galilee wine region

    Galilee is an administrative and wine region in northern Israel. Its name is perhaps most widely recognized in the context of Lake Galilee, via its associations with the Bible, but it is now steadily becoming known as a wine region. 'Water into wine' is not a new theme for the Galilee region; the story of the wedding at Cana, in which Jesus turns water into wine, is widely thought to have its origins here.

    The Galilee region is (unofficially) subdivided into Upper Galilee, Lower Galilee and the Golan Heights, with the latter confidently emerging as one the most interesting New World regions of the Old World. Lower Galilee is by far the smallest in terms of area under vine, with just a small viticultural district around Mount Tabor, the iron-rich ... more

  • Israel wine region

    Israel is located in the western Middle East (or Near East), at the very eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. The Jewish state’s famously controversial borders, created in the wake of WW2, abut those of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan an ... more

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