CHATEAU MUSAR Red by Gaston Hochar (Cab.Sauv./Carignan) 2012/13 Bottle/nc
Red Still Wine | Lebanon | 75cl
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault
Musar has assumed legendary status. Complex, long-lived and endlessly varied, in some vintages it seems more like a Burgundy, in others a Bordeaux, in still others a Hermitage. But it is always brilliantly, uniquely, Lebanese.
Enticingly aromatic; complex flavours of baked fruits and spices; full-bodied and distinctively tangy. Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan and Cinsault from Bekaa Valley vines with an average age of 40 years.
Seven years in the making, with a complex process of ageing and blending making each vintage unique. Ages magnificently but good vintages are usually best at 10-20 years old. Drink with well-hung game or, for something different, goats' cheese.