Mt. Tabor Gewürztraminer, Galilee 2016: Deep yellow color; flagrantly floral nose; nectarine, orange, lychee, honeydew melon, peach on the palate.
Semi-sweet; light body; low acidity. This is kosher but not mevushal wine. Kosher wine is made by observant Jews under the supervision of a rabbi. Mevushal (cooked) wine is flash heated, which makes it acceptable to be poured by non-Jews at events. There is no oak or noticeable tannins. There is plenty of fruitiness and some sweetness, a tickle of bitterness on the finish; 12.5% ABV.
Tabor Winery is located in the heart of Galilee in the foothills of Mt. Tabor. The winery notes: “Our vineyards and winery lay in the foothills of Mt. Tabor. This unique location provides an ideal climate for growing grapes, as well as different soil types. These factors, and our highly skilled and dedicated team, help to make tabor wines special; wines that exhibit the natural grape aromas and flavors.”
Mt. Tabor Gewürztraminer, Galilee 2016 is semi-sweet with vivid aromas—what you expect from gewürztraminer—and exuberant fruitiness. This tastes sweeter than it may be because of the aromatics. Enjoy chilled by itself or with spicy foods, especially Asian dishes, Indian, Middle Eastern cuisine. Also chicken, pork, bacon, shellfish; less stinky, delicately flavored cow’s milk cheese; dried fruits. $14-16