Essence Series

A unique series, focusing on the characteristics of our vineyards and the grapes growing in them

  • Rose Essence

    This rosé has a light crimson pink hue, with a bouquet of young red fruit. On the palate, this wine has balanced acidity with a soft, crisp finish

    Wine Details

    • Composition: Grenache-Noir 55% Barbera 40% Morvadera 5%
    • Vintage Year: 2020
    • Origin: The grapes come from select blocks within a vineyard site in the Ayalon Valley. These blocks underwent several fruit thinnings in order to optimize vine balance and fruit quality of each variety
    רוזה בציר 2020 סדרת אסנס
  • Pinot Gris Essence

    This wine has a brilliant light golden hue. The bouquet is rich in mineral notes and on the palate the minerality is accompanied by light fruitiness. This complex wine has balanced, refreshing acidity and a soft, crisp finish

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Pinot Gris
    • Vintage Year: 2019
    • Origin: The vineyard site name is “Katef HaMuchtar” and is located in the heights of the Judean Hills at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. The high quality of these grapes results from both the compatibility of this strain to this site as well as the overall moderately cool nature of the topography. The vineyard underwent several cluster thinnings in order to optimally ripen clusters, concentrated in aroma and flavor profiles.
    פינו גרי, יין לבן יבש, סדרת אסנס, בציר 2019
  • Merlot Essence

    A strong red wine characterized by an aromatic and magical combination of cherry and strawberry, along with a delicate aroma of tobacco and pine needles.

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Merlot
    • Vintage Year: 2017
    • Origin: Merlot grapes were harvested from two selected vineyards, both of which have unique topographies. The first and main vineyard is in the Ella Valley, while the second is at the top of the Ephraim Hills. The Ella Valley Vineyard is located in a valley between two channels that funnel cold air from the Jerusalem Hills, on rocky, marginal land. The mountainous climate of the Ephraim Hills site, located 650 meters above sea level, offers a restrained growth intensity, and significant differences between the average day temperatures and chilly night temperatures.
    מרלו, בציר 17, סדרת אסנס
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Essence

     Dramatic wine character and led to the creation of a full, deep and harmonious wine.

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Vintage Year: 2017
    • Harvest: Mechanical, during late night hours
    קברנה סוביניון בציר 17, סדרת אסנס
  • Fortified Red Wine Essence

    Deep dark red color, with rich aromas of dried fruits, plums and chocolate. On the palate the wine is rich, full-bodied and soft, balanced and with a long and enjoyable finish.

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Merlot
    • Vintage Year: 2019
    • Origin: Mature vines in the Ephraim Hills
    יין אדום מחוזק סדרת אסנס בציר 2019
  • Chardonnay Essence

    A complex and juicy white wine, characterized by a clear golden color with tempting fruit aromas.

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Chardonnay
    • Vintage Year: 2019
    • Origin: The grapes for this wine were harvested from a vineyard in the heights of the Judean Hills, 900 meters above sea level. The grape qualities of this Chardonnay are enhanced by the site's terroir including the cooler morning and evening temperatures. Additionally, the Chardonnay vines of this block were grown with lower yields after shoot and cluster thinning to enhance the quality of the fruit resulting in increased varietal typicity in the aromas and flavors of this win
    שרדונה, יין לבן יבש, סדרת אסנס, בציר 2019
  • Malbec Essence

    Deep, sensual wine with a concentrated color. Characterized by a great balance between delicate sourness and ripe fruits.

    Wine Details

    • Composition: 100% Malbec
    • Vintage Year: 2017
    • Origin: The Essence Malbec grapes originate from a vineyard site which has a unique and ideal microclimate. This site in the Ayalon Valley has a distinguishing airflow, allowing the vines to cool in the evening from the average daily temperatures. This Malbec vineyard was planted with clone 595 scion on SO4 rootstock. The SO4 rootstock restricts vigor thereby maintaining balanced vines. The combination of the French origin scion and SO4 rootstock, contributes to the high-quality fruit. Additionally, this vineyard underwent several fruit thinning to allow for a harvest of uniformly ripe and highly concentrated aromatic and flavorful fruit
    מלבק, יין אדום יבש, סדרת אסנס, בציר 2017