The nose has loads of black cherry, with a background of dust and tobacco leaf. There is marvelous complexity on the palate. It leads with black cherry, then adds black currant, followed by deeper mulberry, all with an underlying tobacco leaf. Tannins are dusty and drying. This is a wine that cries out for a rack of lamb. Highly Recommended. 90 points. DBH

WHO: Psagot
WHAT: Merlot 63%, Cabernet Sauvignon 16%, Petit Verdot 11%, Cabernet Franc 10%
DESIGNATION: Edom
WHERE: Israel, Judean Hills
HOW MUCH: $33

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