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Red Still Wine
- Country / Region
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- Grape Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault
The 1999 vintage is an exceptional vintage of this fine Lebanese wine. Dark red in colour, with scents of violets, game, and incense, the wine has a concentrated, powerful palate of dense, sweet black fruit, vanilla oak and earthy garrigue spice, with round tannins and good acidity. 1999 was an exceptional year in the Bekka valley, starting with a dry winter, leading to a fresh spring and good flowering. Summer was mild; July and August cloudy; September hot and sunny, enabling grapes to achieve high levels of alcohol, acidity and extract. Listed in ‘1001 Wines You Must Taste Before You Die’: “Rich fruit and ripe flavours; drinking beautifully.” – Neil Beckett.
“Licorice and rustic dust notes, broiled black fruit and hints of cranberry, musk and asphalt. Ripe and round at its core, then develops a lean mineral focus. Radiant, but intensely funky.” - Greg Carlstrom.
We would recommend serving the Chateau Musar 1999 with roasts, grills, game and mature cheeses. Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault.