Dalton wines share a common place and culture. Brought to you by the people of Dalton Winery, each of these wines was created with the utmost respect for our vineyards and the natural flavor of their fruits. We strive for sustainability throughout our vineyards, and minimize intervention during the entire winemaking processes, ensuring that the wine you taste is fruity and soft, as should be.
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Zinfandel is planted in a small plot of about 6 dunam (0.6 hectares) in our Safsufa, located at the foothills of Mount Meron. The vineyard benefits from a relatively cool microclimate and the proximity to Mount Meron offers shade from the midday sun during the harsh summers. The soil is very stony shallow red clay.
The grapes were selectively picked in early September. During fermentation, the grape cap was pumped over several times a day to increase the depth of colour and levels of extraction of the wine in the gentlest way possible. Once dry (fully fermented) the wine was pressed out and racked into new American barrels where it was aged
for one year, we blended in some Petite Sirah for added balance.
This wine goes particularly well with heavy meat dishes such as steak or lamb chops or hearty winter stews.
This Zinfandel is very spicy wine, the nose is rich with currants, berries and plums spiced with cinnamon cloves and vanilla from the barrel. The wine is medium bodied with sweet fruit and soft tannins.
All Dalton wines are strictly Kosher Le Mehadrin and Kosher for Passover. They are under the supervision of the Merom Galil Rabbinate, Rabbi Yoseph Mishalil; Beit Din Yoreh Deya, Rabbi Shlomo Machpud; Rabbi Mordechai Ungar of Monsey New York and the Orthodox Union (OU).