(Israel, FEB 12, 2024) – Carmel Winery, Israel’s largest winery, is set to unveil its highly anticipated CARMEL BLACK, a luxurious addition to its Signature series, in February 2024. This exquisite wine will make its USA debut just in time for the Passover season, captivating wine enthusiasts with its unparalleled quality and sophistication.
Carmel Black embraces the essence of strength and elegance, embodying the timeless allure of the Carmel Signature series. Meticulously crafted to showcase the artistry and innovation that define Carmel Winery, this velvety full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon represents the culmination of years of expertise and a commitment to excellence.
With its rich, dark crimson hue, Carmel Black tantalizes the senses with enchanting aromas of ripe fruit, cassis, and hints of tomato leaf. Delicate notes of warming spices elevate the flavor profile, harmoniously blending with the luscious ripe red fruit flavors that glide over the palate. Its silky texture and medium finish create a truly gratifying wine experience.
Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels within Carmel Winery’s esteemed cellars, Carmel Black’s potential for bottle aging is estimated at 5-7 years under suitable storage conditions. This ensures that the wine’s character continues to evolve and refine, unlocking new dimensions of flavor and complexity over time.
Yiftah Peretz, Chief Winemaker of Carmel Winery, explains the meticulous aging process, stating, “Our new Carmel Black is aged with utmost care for 14 months in French oak barrels to cultivate the unique qualities of the grape. Grown in the Galilee region, where temperatures create optimal conditions for grape development, this wine truly captures the essence of our vineyards.”
Etti Edri, Carmel’s Export Manager, expresses excitement about introducing Carmel Black to the USA market, saying, “As the historical homeland of kosher wines, Israel takes pride in presenting the exclusive Carmel Black for Passover. With over 40 percent of kosher wine sales occurring during this season, we are thrilled to bring this exceptional wine to the USA.”
The much-anticipated launch of Carmel BLACK Signature will take place at the NJ Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) on February 26, 2024. This esteemed trade show at the Meadowlands Hilton in Rutherford, NJ, attracts industry experts who set trends for Passover holiday wines and spirits, as well as year-round selections. Wine and spirits industry buyers, caterers, and restaurateurs are invited to witness the unveiling of Carmel Black.
Carmel BLACK Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 Galilee (SRP: $30) will be available for purchase at specialty wine stores and online platforms, allowing wine enthusiasts across the USA to indulge in this exquisite masterpiece.
CARMEL SIGNATURE represents Carmel Winery’s commitment to elegance and harmony. Each wine in this esteemed category is carefully handcrafted from grapes meticulously selected from Carmel’s top vineyards, ensuring a truly exceptional drinking experience. Carmel Black stands proudly as a testament to the dedication and passion that defines Carmel Winery.
Q: What is Carmel Black?
A: Carmel Black is a luxurious addition to Carmel Winery’s Signature series, specifically a velvety full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon.
Q: When will Carmel Black be available in the USA?
A: Carmel Black will make its USA debut in February 2024, just in time for the Passover season.
Q: What are the key features of Carmel Black?
A: Carmel Black has a rich, dark crimson hue and enchanting aromas of ripe fruit and cassis. It also has delicate notes of warming spices and a silky texture with a medium finish.
Q: How long is Carmel Black aged for?
A: Carmel Black is aged for 14 months in French oak barrels within Carmel Winery’s esteemed cellars.
Q: How long can Carmel Black be aged for in the bottle?
A: Carmel Black has a potential for bottle aging of 5-7 years under suitable storage conditions.
Q: Where are the grapes for Carmel Black grown?
A: The grapes for Carmel Black are grown in the Galilee region of Israel, where optimal conditions for grape development exist.
Q: When and where will the launch of Carmel Black take place?
A: The launch of Carmel Black will take place at the NJ Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) on February 26, 2024, at the Meadowlands Hilton in Rutherford, NJ.
Q: Where can I purchase Carmel Black?
A: Carmel Black will be available for purchase at specialty wine stores and online platforms.
– Passover: a major Jewish holiday commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is also a time for kosher wine consumption.
– Kosher: food or beverages that are prepared according to Jewish dietary laws.
– Cabernet Sauvignon: a type of red wine grape variety known for its full-bodied and rich flavor profile.
– Aromas: the scents or odors that are perceived in a wine.
– Cellars: storage areas, often underground, where wine is aged in barrels.
– Bottle aging: the process of allowing wine to age and evolve in flavor and complexity after it has been bottled.
– Galilee: a region in Israel known for its vineyards and wine production.
Suggested Related Links:
– Carmel Winery Official Website
– NJ Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) Official Website