ESHKOL HAZAHAV 2017 WINE COMPETITION

May 7, 2017
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The annual Israeli wines competition is being held for the 16th consecutive year. The award ceremony took place on Sunday, May 7th, at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa. 

This year, 289 wines were submitted and tested over four days. The judgment committee consisted of 28 professional – winemakers, sommeliers, journalists and wine experts. Each wine was tasted and graded by a team of 5-6 judges.An additional team assessed the wines that reached the semi-finals to determine the finalists. 
Competition's chairpersons – Mr. Haim Spiegel and Adv. Nachman Cohen Tzedek. 

White Wines 

Sauvignon Blanc
1. TABOR, Sauvignon Blanc, Adama 2016 
2. GOLAN HEIGHTS, Sauvignon Blanc, Yarden 2016 
3. CARMEL, Sauvignon Blanc, Vineyards 2016 

Chardonnay
1. MONY, Chardonnay, Reserve 2015 
2. MIDBAR, Chardonnay 2015 
3. CARMEL, Chardonnay, Admon Vineyard 2016 

Aromatics
1. BINYAMINA, Gewurztraminer, Reserve 2016 
2. GOLAN HEIGHTS, Gewurztraminer, Yarden 2016 
2. CARMEL, Gewurztraminer, Appellation 2016 
3. TABOR, Riesling, Shachar 2015 

Other white Grape Variety
1. TABOR, Roussanne, Adama 2015 
2. GALAY, Blanc de noir 2016 
3. RECANATI, Blend #3 2016 

White Blends 
1. CARMEL, 2 Vats 2016 
2. WINERY 1848, Fifth Generation, White Blend 2016 
3. BARKAN, Almon, Assemblage 2015 

Rose 
1. TABOR, Rose, Barbera, Adama 2016 
2. PSAGOT, Rose 2016 
3. RECANATI, Rose 2016 

Red Wines 

Blends 50-90 NIS
1. TABOR, Sufa 2013 
2. CARMEL, Bordeaux Blend, Vineyard 2014 
3. BARKAN, Tzafit, Assemblage 2013 

Blends 90-120 NIS
1. GOLAN HEIGHTS, 2T, Yarden 2013 
2. BINYAMINA, Diamond 2013 
3. BAZELET HAGOLAN, Magma 2012 


Up to 120 NIS

Blends above 120 NIS 
1. PSAGOT, Peak 2014 
2. TURA, Mountain Peak 2014 
3. DRIMIA, Sfar 2014 

Cabernet Sauvignon Up to 90 NIS 
1. MONY, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve 2013 
2. BINYAMINA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve 2014 
2. CARMEL, Cabernet Sauvignon, Vineyards 2013 
3. BARKAN, Cabernet Sauvignon, Special Reserve 2013 

Cabernet Sauvignon 90-120 NIS
1. TEPERBERG, Essence, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 
2. BINYAMINA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Aqamarine 2013 
3. RECANATI, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve 2014 

Cabernet Sauvignon above 120 NIS
1. SHILOH, Secret 2014 
2. METZUDA, Cabernet Sauvignon, Raziel 2013 
3. GROS, Black Onyx 2014 

Merlot up to 100 NIS 
1. CARMEL, Merlot, Appellation 2013 
2. HAYOTZER, Merlot, Virtuoso 2013 
3. RECANATI, Merlot, Reserve 2013 

Merlot above 100 NIS 
1. SHILOH, CabMerlot, Secret 2014 
2. TURA, Merlot, Mountain Heights 2014 
3. CARMEL, Merlot, Sha'al Vineyard 2013 


above 120 NIS

Syrah up to 100 NIS
1. BINYAMINA, Syrah, Ruby 2012 
2. BARKAN, Shiraz, Special Reserve 2013 
3. RECANATI, Shiraz 2015 

Syrah above 100 NIS
1. CARMEL, Shiraz, Kayoumi 2012 
2. ARZA, Syrah, Med 2011 
3. GEY ONI, Derech 2014 

Cabernet Franc
1. ELLA VALLEY, Cabernet Franc 2013 
1. CARMEL, Cabernet Franc, Appellation 2012 
2. TEPERBERG, Legacy, Cabernet Franc 2013 
3. WINERY 1848, Fifth Generation, Cabernet Franc 2013 

Petit Syrah 
1. RECANATI, Petit Syrah, Reserve 2014 
2. BINYAMINA, Petit Syrah, Ramat Sirin 2013 
3. TEPERBERG, Legacy, Petit Syrah 2013 

Petit Verdot 
1. KAHANOV, Petit Vardot 2012 
2. KAHANOV, Biluim, Petit Vardot 2013 
2. BARKAN, Petit Vardot, Special Reserve 2013 
3. MONY, Petit Vardot, Nahal 2015 


special Grape Variety

Marselan 
1. TABOR, Marselan, Revadim Vineyard 2013 
2. Jerusalem, Marselan, Gershtein 2014 

Other Red Grape Variety 
1. HAYOTZER, Lyrica, Mourvedere 2012 
2. CARMEL, Malbec, Admon Vineyard 2013 
3. HAYOTZER, Lyrica, Argaman 2012 

Archive wines (2005-2009)
1. GOLAN HEIGHTS, Merlot, Yarden 2009 
1. SHILOH, Mosaic 2006
 
2. CARMEL, Shiraz, Kayoumi 2009 
3. BAZELET HAGOLAN, Merlot reserve 2012 

Dessert Wines
1. BINYAMINA, Gewurztraminer, Late Harvest 2015
 
2. CARMEL, Gewurztraminer, Late Harvest, Sha'al Vineyard 2016 
3. GOLAN HEIGHTS, Heights Wine, Gewurztraminer, Late Harvest 2015 

Small Boutique Winery 

Cabernet Sauvignon
1. BERENICE, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 
2. Yehonatan, Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 
3. GIZO, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 

Red Blends
1. KADMA, Gemino 2014 
1. KADMA, Lirae 2014 
2. BERENICE, Cabernet Blend 2014 
3. DRIMIA, Sfar 2013 


Small Boutique and one dessert

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