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Ramat Negev Ramon Petit Verdot 2013


   Smooth & Supple 14.1% abv
Wine style guide  
Light & Fruity
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Smooth & Supple
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Earthy & Spicy
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Big & Bold
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

[taste taste="smoothsupple" abv="13.5% abv"]Smooth & Supple[/taste]

Bottle Size: 750 mL

Alcohol: 13.5% 

Vintage: 2013

Location: Vermont Negev

Kosher for Passover: Yes

Mevushal: Not Mevushal 

Serving Temperature: Best served at 16°C 

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The Winemaking Process – The fermentation process occurs in cold temperature stainless steel tanks in order to preserve the scents and flavors of the fruit. When this process is complete, the wine is soaked on grape peels in cold temperatures for a period of two weeks, to make the most of the aroma and flavors of the peel. After that, the wine undergoes initial decantation and aging for about 18 months in new French Oak barrels. Then, the wine is roughly filtered in order to preserve as much as possible the aroma and tastes after which it is bottled and kept in the winery for a period of six months before going on the market.

Color – A bold, solid purple-black color is reached by roughly filtering the wine, stabilizing and closely supervising that it does not get damaged by oxygen.

Serving Recommendation – The wine should be served at 16 degrees Celsius. The wine has a full body, solid tannins and a good acidity level. It will go wonderfully with high fat content meat dishes such as entrecote, sirloin, veal, lamb and sausages. Spicy foods pair well with Petit Verdot and it is perfect with hard and semi-soft cheeses.