Rimon Port Style Pomegranate Dessert Wine
Rimon Pomegranate Dessert Wine. Port Style. A full bodied port, lightly sweet with a smooth feel & delicate warm finish. Pairs well with cheese appetizers, fruit & chocolate desserts. 18% Alcohol. Kosher. 750 ml | 25.36 fl.oz.
Item # : MS0421
Pomegranate Port Dessert Wine
750 ml. e. 25.36 fl.oz.
100% Pomegranate Port Wine. Pomegranate is one of the Seven Species of Israel.
This unique wine is made using processes similar to those of traditional port production. Fermentation process is interrupted by the addition of fermented pomegranate juice, resulting in a wine with high alcohol and sugar content. It is then aged for 18 months in French oak barrels in the special aging sun room at Rimon Winery.
A full bodied port, dark purple and maroon in color. It is sweet on the pallet, but overwhelming, with a smooth feel and delicate warm finish. Dark purple and maroon in color, sweet cherry with a hint of vanilla. Aged in French oak barrels for 18 months. It pairs well with cheese appetizers, fruit and chocolate desserts.
AWARDS: TERRAVINO 2009 – GOLD MEDAL, LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2009 – GOLD MEDAL, FINGER LAKES INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2008-2010 – GOLD MEDAL
Rimon Winery is located 3,000 feet above sea level, in the heart of a pomegranate orchard in the Upper Galilee. The winery uses traditional winemaking techniques and a specially cultivated variety of the finest fruit.
"Rimon" is the Hebrew word for "Pomegranate" - a symbol of royalty, prosperity and beauty. Many religious paintings depict the Virgin Mary or Baby Jesus holding a pomegranate as a symbol of the new life offered to humanity.
Pomegranates are a "Super Food". They contain A, B and C vitamins, iron, calcium and other essential minerals. They are rich in antioxidants which are beneficial for neutralizing free radicals three times more effectively than red wine.