Passover Kosher Wines

More Top Wines to Consider for Yom Tov Entertaining

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Four cups of wine, two Seders, eight days of Passover – and many, many meals!  So much time to taste and enjoy a variety of exceptional wines, at all price ranges. Some are new, some are “classic”. KosherEye presents some delightful choices.  Detailed wine descriptions have been shared by our team of experts and Internet sources.

Gamla Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
From the Golan Heights Winery This Cabernet Sauvignon shows off ripe blackberry and blueberry fruit notes along with hints of earth, spice and nuances of fresh herbs. It is full bodied, with good flavor and satisfying finish. While ready to enjoy, Gamla Cabernet Sauvignon ages well over six to eight years from the harvest. (Approximately $22)

Jeunesse Pinot Noir 2009
followed by juicy red fruit in the mouth. French oak ageing gives a hint of vanilla sweetness. A well priced choice. (Approximately $18)

Herzog Chardonnay Central Coast 2008
Fruity notes. Enjoy with fish, poultry and fruit. (Approximately $12)

Herzog Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
This wine has wonderful complexity, finesse and depth of flavor, with layers of earthy currant, plum, wild berry, spice and cedar, and a long elegant aftertaste. Full-bodied, soft tannins and deep, rich color. 
Past vintages enjoyed a 91 Daniel Rogov Score. (Approximately $29)

Herzog Special Reserve Russian River Chardonnay  2007
Golden rich in color, full bodied, with spicy oak notes of citrus and summer fruits, on a background of spiced nuts.  Lovely wine to serve with meat, poultry. (Approximately $29)

Elvi Ness Blanco 2008
Golden color, bright and clear; tropical scents and a slight herbality finishing with pleasantly refreshing acidity ;with notes of apricot nut, flowers, lychee.  It is 50% Sauvignon  Blanc and 50% Moscatel.. (Approximately $15)

Hagafen Estate Bottled Napa Valley Syrah 2007
This dark red wine has aromas of red and black fruits and fills the mouth with tastes of cherry, black cherry and chocolate. Well-structured, with an extremely long finish, a perfect selection to compliment hearty meal meals. (Approximately $32)

Don Ernesto Napa Valley Vin Gris Rosé Wine 2010
From Hagafen Winery, the Don Ernesto brand is delightful, not complicated and well priced. This sparkling Syrah Rosé’s nose of bright red fruits, and its racy mouth of strawberry and cherry will have you asking for a refill. (Approximately $15)

 April 13, 2011

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