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The Hakhlil Valley 2016 wine is made from 40% Syrah, 35% Cabernet- Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot and 5% Roussanne grapes from the Janaba vineyard.
The grapes were harvested in August. The Syrah and Roussanne grapes were harvested in the second week. The Petit Verdot grapes in the third week and the Cabernet in the forth week.  The sorts were fermented separately using the wild yeast on the grapes, and without a culture. The wines  maceration for about two weeks.

The sorts were aged separately for 15 months in one-year-old barrels. In March 2018 were filled around 1,900 bottles, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a powerful, well- colored, rich complex and elegant wine, with a medium body and noticeable yet soft tannins and long ending.
In November 2018, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 5-6 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2015 wine is made from 47% Cabernet- Sauvignon, 42% Syrah, 6% Roussanne and 5% Petit Verdot grapes from the right bank of Janaba vineyard.
The Syrah and Roussanne grapes were harvested by hand in the end September. The Cabernet and Petit Verdot grapes in the beginning of September. The fruit was brought immediately after the harvest to the winery. The sorts were fermented separately and were extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The sorts were aged separately for 15 months in one-year-old barrels. In February 2017 were filled around 5,000 bottles, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a powerful, well- colored and fruity wine, with a full body and velvety tannins. The wine has a long ending, that shifts from coffee bitterness to sweet fruitiness.
In August 2017, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 5-6 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2014 wine is made from 70% Syrah gapes from the Janaba vineyard, and 30% Cabernet- Sauvignon from colleague wine growers in the village.
The Syrah grapes were harvested by hand in the third week of August. The Cabernet grapes in the beginning of September. The fruit was brought immediately after the harvest to the winery. The sorts were fermented separately and were extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The sorts were aged separately for 13 months in one-year-old barrels. In January 2016 were filled around 3,600 bottles, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a well- rounded, fruity and meaty wine, with a medium body and velvety tannins. The wine has a long ending, that shifts from meaty to sweet fruitiness.
In July 2015, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2013 wine is the first harvest from the new vineyard. After four years, in which this wine was made only from bought grapes, in 2013 around 40% is made from Syrah grapes from the Janaba vineyard. The rest of the grapes are Cabernet- Sauvignon from a colleague wine grower in the village.
2013 was an extraordinary harvest year. Despite the moderate summer, the sugar rose quickly, the acid level declined slowly, resulting in wonderful colors and magnificent aromas.
The Syrah grapes were harvested by hand in the second week of August. The Cabernet grapes a month after that. The fruit was brought immediately after the harvest to the winery. The sorts were fermented separately and were extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The sorts were aged separately for 12 months in one-year-old barrels. In November 2014 the wine was blended, in December 2014 were filled around 3,600 bottles, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a well- rounded, fruity and meaty wine, with a medium body and velvety tannins. The wine has a long ending, that shifts from meaty to sweet fruitiness.
In July 2015, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2010 wine originates from two vineyard plots in the Hakhlil valley. The grapes were grown by colleague wine grower in the village. The wine is made from 100% Cabernet- Sauvignon.
The grapes were harvested by hand during the last week of August. The fruit was brought immediately after the harvest to the winery. There the grapes were fermented and extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The wine was aged for 14 months in one-year-old barrels. In February 2012, around 4,500 bottles were filled, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a rich, fruity and powerful wine, with a medium body and velvety tannins. The wine has a fruity and long ending.
In July 2012, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2009 wine originates from two vineyard plots in the Hakhlil valley. The grapes were grown by colleague wine grower in the village. The wine is made from two thirds Cabernet- Sauvignon and one third Syrah that were fermented and matured separately and were blended before bottling.
The harvest of 2009, thanks to the moderate summer, birthed fresh and aromatic wines. The grapes were harvested in the early hours during the first week of October. The fruit was brought immediately after the harvest to the winery. There the grapes were fermented and extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The wine was aged for 12 months in one-year-old barrels. In December 2010, around 5,100 bottles were filled, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a medium bodied wine with a smooth texture. The wine has cherry, plum, chocolate and tobacco aromas, with a complex and balanced long ending.
In July 2011, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2007 wine originates from two vineyard plots in the Hakhlil valley. The grapes were grown by colleague wine grower in the village. The wine is made 100% Cabernet- Sauvignon grapes.

The harvest of 2007, the yield was lower than expected. In the end of September were harvested by hand 600 kg. per dunam. In order to reach the wanted amount of wine, we bought grapes from neighbouring vineyards in the Hakhlil Valley.

There the grapes were fermented and extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The wine was aged for 12 months in one-year-old barrels. In December 2008, around 6,600 bottles were filled, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a gentle, fruity and light wine.

In August 2009, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2006 wine originates from two vineyard plots in the Hakhlil valley. The grapes were grown by colleague wine grower in the village. The wine is made 70% Cabernet- Sauvignon and 30% Petit- Verdot grapes.

The harvest of 2006, the yield was lower than expected. In the end of September were harvested by hand 700 kg. per dunam. In order to reach the wanted amount of wine, we bought grapes from neighboring vineyards in the Hakhlil Valley.

There the grapes were fermented and extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The wine was aged for 12 months in one-year-old barrels. In November 2007, around 4,400 bottles were filled, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a generous, good colored, medium- bodied and full of tannins wine that round up. In August 2008, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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The Hakhlil Valley 2005 wine originates from two vineyard plots in the Hakhlil valley. The grapes were grown by colleague wine grower in the village. The wine is made 80% Cabernet- Sauvignon and 20% Merlot grapes.

The harvest of 2005, the yield was lower than expected. In the end of September were harvested by hand 700 kg. per dunam. In order to reach the wanted amount of wine, we bought grapes from neighbouring vineyards in the Hakhlil Valley.

There the grapes were fermented and extracted in maceration for about two weeks. The wine was aged for 12 months in one-year-old barrels. In December 2006, around 3,300 bottles were filled, and were set for further ageing.

The result is a rich, fruity, dark colored, full-bodied, balanced and pleasant wine. In July 2007, the wine will be ready to drink, but will “reach its peak” in 3-4 years and maybe more.

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