Ever since KosherEye sipped our first Dalton Canaan wine over 3 years ago, we have been sold on Canaan taste, quality and value. We enjoy the red with meat and more substantial meals and Dalton White with light dinners and appetizers. Try them, you won’t be disappointed! The descriptions below are direct from the winemaker. Who better to describe these special vintages! We concur. But them at Kosherwine.com
Red Canaan is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Sirah and a little Shiraz, the proportions of which may vary from year to year.
Close proximity to the winery allowed for immediate crushing and fermenting. The color of the wine is extracted by a rigorous regime of pumping over and warm fermentation. The Canaan wines are released early and do not see influence of oak before bottling.
Canaan is an easy drinking medium-bodied red wine with sweet fruit, with notes of black pepper, cherries and plums, low tannins and soft vanilla tones. This is a wine with very few pretensions and is made for immediate consumption.
The Canaan wines were made with the Israeli climate and cuisine in mind so they particularly suitable for Mediterranean cuisine. The Red Canaan is a good accompaniment to pasta, pizza, poultry, and mixed grills, it is also an excellent party wine.
White Canaan is a blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and a little Muscat. The exact portions vary from year to year.
The grapes for this wine are usually picked in the early hours during the month of September from the vineyards of the Upper Galilee. The grapes were immediately processed and chilled at the winery. The juice was cool fermented in stainless steel tanks leaving some residual sugar. Following fermentation the wines were blended to make the White Canaan.
White Canaan is an easy drinking semi-dry wine with rich floral and fruity tones and well balanced acidity. This is a wine with very few pretensions and is made for immediate consumption.
The Canaan wines were made with the Israeli climate in mind so they are particularly suitable for Mediterranean cuisine. White Canaan is a good accompaniment to fish, seafood dishes, chicken or pasta dishes with cream based sauces.
From Allied Importers, one of Americas largest importers of fine kosher wine and spirits.