Alphabetical Guide to Israel

Alphabetical Guide to Israel
Today, viticultural progress in Israel is driven by the search for a signature identity based on the country's unique terroirs. (Courtesy of Darom)
From the Oct 15, 2022, issue

Nearly 75 wines were reviewed by Wine Spectator editors for the Israel tasting report in the October 15, 2022, issue. For a full analysis of the latest vintages, best producers and recommended wines, read “A Bright Outlook for Israel.” WineSpectator.com members can find full reviews, with tasting notes, in the Wine Ratings Search.

Wine Score Price
AGUR
La'Yam Judean Hills 2019 88 $48
CARMEL
Limited Edition Galilee 2019 89 $90
Mediterranean Israel 2019 88 $50
DOMAINE DU CASTEL
Grand Vin Haute-Judée 2019 91 $90
Petit Castel Haute-Judée 2020 89 $50
Petit Castel Haute-Judée 2019 89 $50
COVENANT ISRAEL
Blue C Israel 2019 89 $40
Cabernet Sauvignon Israel 2019 85 $90
Syrah Israel 2018 90 $75
Viognier Israel Blue C 2021 90 $28
DALTÔN
Alma Deep Red Galilee 2019 87 $22
Alma Red Galilee 2019 89 $22
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Reserve 2018 87 $35
Carignan Galilee Majestic 2020 88 $24
Galilo Galilee 2018 90 $65
Nadav Single Vineyard Israel 2020 89 $40
Shiraz Galilee Reserve 2018 88 $35
FLAM
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Reserve 2020 88 $90
GALIL MOUNTAIN
Alon Galilee 2019 89 $24
Ela Galilee 2019 88 $24
Meron Galilee 2018 90 $33
GOLAN HEIGHTS WINERY
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Yarden 2018 91 $39
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Yarden Allone Habashan Vineyard 2018 90 $155
Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Galilee Gilgal 2019 88 $19
Merlot Galilee Allone Habashan Vineyard 2017 89 $88
Moscato Galilee Mount Hermon 2020 86 $13
Syrah Galilee Yarden Allone Habashan 2018 90 $75
Yarden Mount Hermon White Galilee 2021 86 $14
JEZREEL
Adumim Galilee 2018 89 $35
Argaman Sharon 2017 88 $65
Icon Sharon 2018 88 $85
Nahalal Galilee 2019 88 $35
NANA
Chardonnay Negev 2019 91 $50
Chenin Blanc Negev 2019 90 $30
Tethys Negev 2020 89 $50
DOMAINE NETOFA
Latour Red Galilee 2018 86 $30
Syrah Galilee Dor 2017 85 $55
RAZI'EL
Razi'el Haute-Judée 2019 88 $65
RECANATI
Bittuni Galilee 2020 87 $35
Carignan Judean Hills Wild Reserve 2019 89 $49
Marawi Judean Hills 2020 89 $35
Marselan Galilee Reserve 2019 88 $49
Roussanne-Marsanne Galilee Special Reserve 2019 88 $49
Special Reserve Galilee 2018 90 $60
SHILOH
Amichai Solomon Judean Hills 2020 90 $40
Bloom Rosé Judean Hills 2021 88 $30
Cabernet Sauvignon Judean Hills Secret Reserve 2019 89 $50
Legend Fiddler Judean Hills 2019 88 $40
Mosaic Exclusive Edition Judean Hills 2017 89 $100
Mosaic Judean Hills 2019 89 $75
Petite Syrah Judean Hills Secret Reserve 2019 89 $50
SPHERA
Chardonnay Judean Hills White Concepts 2020 88 $57
Sauvignon Blanc Judean Hills White Concepts 2021 90 $57
White Concepts First Page Judean Hills 2021 90 $54
White Signature Judean Hills 2021 91 $68
TABOR
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Adama 2017 87 $20
Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee Malkiya 2018 90 $60
Marselan Judean Hills Revadim Vineyard 2017 87 $40
TZORA
Judean Hills 2020 89 $38
Judean Hills White 2021 90 $38
Misty Hills Judean Hills 2020 92 $90
Shoresh Red Judean Hills 2020 90 $44
Shoresh White Judean Hills 2021 89 $44
VITKIN
Grenache Blanc Galilee Collector's Edition 2017 88 $45
Israel Shorashim 2016 88 $100
YATIR
Darom Red Israel 2020 85 $30
Darom Rosé Negev 2021 85 $30
Darom White Negev 2020 87 $30
Mt. Amasa White Judean Hills 2020 89 $45
Yatir Creek Judean Hills 2018 90 $60
Tasting Reports red-wines White Wines 2019 2020 2018 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Merlot Petite Sirah Sauvignon Blanc Syrah / Shiraz Viognier israel

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