White Blends

Matar Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2020

Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
12.2%
Varietal
White Blends
Grapes
Sauvignon Blanc - Semillon
Winery
Matar
Region
Galilee
Country
Israel
  • Kosher
90 AVG
Drink now or cellar for up to 5 years. Serve well chilled.

Tal Pelter grew up on his father’s farm in Israel which he had founded in 1970 after emigrating to the country from the USA. After spending time studying winemaking in Australia, Tal returned to his homeland to found Pelter winery in 2005 with his brother Nir in the Golan Heights. In 2012 the two brothers were inspired to begin a brand-new project, Matar, which crafts top quality kosher wines from fruit sourced from Israel’s top terroirs.

This elegant kosher white is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon which interprets this classic Bordeaux-style composition with distinctive Israeli flair. The grapes are harvested by hand from selected vineyards in the Golan Heights and Upper Galilee, They are pressed in whole bunches and the must is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged in the tanks for 3 months before bottling to preserve plenty of acidity and aromatics.

Crisp lemon, stone fruit and subtle hints of white flowers define the nose while the first sip reveals a refreshing acidity, light body and elegant finish. The graceful flavour profile makes it very easy to drink as a vibrant aperitif or partner for pan-fried fish, fresh seafood, sushi, leafy salads, or spicy Asian dishes.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for up to 5 years. Serve well chilled.

Tal Pelter grew up on his father’s farm in Israel which he had founded in 1970 after emigrating to the country from the USA. After spending time studying winemaking in Australia, Tal returned to his homeland to found Pelter winery in 2005 with his brother Nir in the Golan Heights. In 2012 the two brothers were inspired to begin a brand-new project, Matar, which crafts top quality kosher wines from fruit sourced from Israel’s top terroirs.

This elegant kosher white is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon which interprets this classic Bordeaux-style composition with distinctive Israeli flair. The grapes are harvested by hand from selected vineyards in the Golan Heights and Upper Galilee, They are pressed in whole bunches and the must is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged in the tanks for 3 months before bottling to preserve plenty of acidity and aromatics.

Crisp lemon, stone fruit and subtle hints of white flowers define the nose while the first sip reveals a refreshing acidity, light body and elegant finish. The graceful flavour profile makes it very easy to drink as a vibrant aperitif or partner for pan-fried fish, fresh seafood, sushi, leafy salads, or spicy Asian dishes.
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