Tzuba Winery

Address – Kibbutz Tzuba 90870
Telephone – +972-2-5347678
Fax – +972-2-5347999
E-mailwinery@tzuba.org.il
Sitewww.tzubawinery.co.il
Kosher – Glatt Kosher ? Mateh-Yehuda Rabbanite and OK

Tzuba Estate Winery is located in the Judean Hills, an area historically recognized as a major wine-producing region since Biblical times.
The local topography of the Tzuba hillside vineyard, Altitude 700 m and climate provide ideal conditions for our dedicated kibbutz staff to cultivate the vineyards and produce a variety of prize-winning boutique wines.

The winemaker
Paul Dubb?s passion for wine started as a youngster making wine with his father in South Africa. In 1996 he was in charge of establishing the Tzuba vineyards. In 2007 joined the winery as wine maker. Paul combines his deep knowledge of grape-growing, and the experience as a wine maker.

The Wines

Metsuda 2005

Metsuda
Dry Reserve red wine
This wine is a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 24 months. The wine is medium dark, full bodied. It has a complex aroma of spices, mineral soil, liquorish, Tobacco leaves and coffee beans. This velvety, harmonious, quality wine has abundant tastes of red ripe fruits, chocolate and roasted Oak, with a long ending.

Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Tel Tzuba – Dry red wine
This wine is made exclusively from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months. A complex and powerful wine that will mature in coming years, with aromas of black fruits, roasted Oak, dark flowers and spices.

Merlot 2006
Tel Tzuba – Dry red wine
This wine is made of 100% Merlot grapes. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months. It has an array of scents of ripe red fruits, spices, coffee beans, and roasted oak. And a balanced and elegant rich taste. The wine has a unique ending with emphasized freshness and pleasant tannins.

Sangiovese 2006
Tel Tzuba – Dry red wine
This wine is a blend of 85% Sangiovese and 15% Nebbiolo. It was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months. The wine has an elegant body, and unique aroma of Mulberries, autumn flowers, Caramel and Oak. A soft fruity wine with pleasant ending.

Chardonnay 2007

Tel Tzuba – Dry white wine
This wine is made of 100% Chardonnay grapes. The wine was crafted in Sur Lie style, and was aged in French Oak barrels for 4 months.
The wine has rich aromas of Lemon peal, Burgundy barrel, and delicate Caramel and butter. It is full and fresh, with a long impressive ending

Belmont Red 2006

Hamaayan – Dry red wine
This is a unique blend of 45% Merlot and 55% Pinot noir. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months. This wine has a strong and complex aroma of red fruits, spices, Green Pepper, Tobacco leaves and Vanilla. A full round and soft wine with delicate pleasant astringency.

Belmont White2007
Hamaayan ? Dry white wine
This is a blend of 45% Semillon and 55% Sauvignon Blank. The wine combines the tropical aromas of Semillon with the weedy acidity of Sauvignon Blank, which creates a fresh and well-balanced taste with hints of Karambula and Grapefruit, and a pleasant long ending.

Shiraz 2006
Tel Tzuba – Dry red wine
This quality wine made of 100% Shiraz. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months. It has a dark royal purple color, with cherry, blueberry and black fruit aromas, spiced with roasted oak. The wine will improve in the near years.

Red Dessert wine in Port style
This dessert wine was made exclusively from the late harvest of Cabernet Sauvignon.
High sugars, delicate and precise handling produced a full bodied wine with aromas of dried fruits such as prunes, figs, raisins, and cherries, spiced with roasted Oak. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 14 months.

Dessert wine
This dessert wine made of 100% Chardonnay grapes. The wine was aged in French Oak barrels for more than 14 months. It has a beautiful orangish gold color, with a strong aroma of honey, Apricot, Mandrake and dried figs.

Prizes

Chardonnay 2006 Gold medal ? Terra-Vino 2007
Merlot 2005 Silver medal ? Terra-Vino 2007
Merlot 2005 medal ? Wine expo 2008
Shiraz 2005 Gold medal ? Terra-Vino 2007
Shiraz 2005 Silver medal ? Golden-bunch 2008
Sangiovese 2005 Silver medal ? Terra-Vino 2007
Sangiovese 2005 Silver medal ? Golden-bunch 2008
Semion 2006 2005 Gold medal ? Golden-bunch 2008

For wine tastings and guided tours to the winery, vineyards and ancient wine-presses, call Tzuba Tourism 02-5347000

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