Domaine du Castel C Blanc du Castel, Chardonnay, Jerusalem, Haute Judee, 2021, is an exceptional white wine produced by Domaine du Castel. This wine is exclusively made from Chardonnay grapes sourced from their vineyards located in the Haute Judee region, situated within the broader Jerusalem Hills area. The 2021 vintage indicates that the grapes used to make this wine were harvested in that particular year.
The story of Domaine du Castel dates back to 1988 when Eli Ben Zaken, almost by chance, planted the first modern-day vineyard in the Judean Hills, in his own backyard in Ramat Raziel. Just four years later, family and close friends joined forces to harvest the grapes that would become the winery's inaugural wine, the Castel Grand Vin 1992. Despite being a novice pioneer, Eli aimed for the highest standards, envisioning a thriving family winery that would allow future generations to participate in a shared creation for years to come.
C Blanc du Castel is a white wine crafted exclusively from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Following fermentation in French oak barrels, the wine undergoes maturation with its residual sugars for approximately a year, following the style of Bourgogne wines. This process contributes to its unique characteristics.
C Blanc du Castel is renowned for its rich and buttery bouquet, balanced by refreshing acidity. The wine delivers a full and round flavor profile, with hints of citrus, tropical fruit, and roasted almonds. It boasts a well-balanced structure and a fine, long-lasting finish. It reaches its peak around four years after harvest, and the recommended serving temperature is between 12 to 14 degrees Celsius.
Indulge in Domaine du Castel C Blanc du Castel, Chardonnay, Jerusalem, Haute Judee, 2021, and experience the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail that have made this winery a notable name in the region. This wine beautifully captures the essence of the Chardonnay grape, offering a memorable and enjoyable wine-drinking experience.