Category Archives: cabernet sauvignon

Chateau Musar Lebanon 2005

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2005 This wine: lot No. L8.338-03 (on back label), a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Waitrose offer, £22 (09/18) Last tasted 02/02/14, all Chateau … Continue reading

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Henschke Barossa 2014

Henschke, Keyneton Euphonium, Barossa, South Australia, 2010 This wine: lot No. L13014 (on back label), a blend of 45% shiraz, 36% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot and 2% cabernet franc; matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (85% French and 15% … Continue reading

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Hilaire Montagne St-Emilion 2015

Comtesse Saint-Hilaire, AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2015 On AOC Montagne Saint-Emilion (MSE) The largest of the four red only and merlot heavy satellite appellations of Saint-Emilion, at a little over 1600ha [1], the others being Saint-George (which … Continue reading

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Trevallon IGP Alpilles 2009

Domaine de Trevallon, IGP Alpilles (first vintage under this IGP, was VdP Bouches du Rhone), Bouches du Rhone, PACA, France, 2009 This wine: lot No. LT29 (on front label), a 50:50 blend of cabernet sauvignon and syrah, no de-stemming, no … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2003

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2003 Last tasted 02/11/18. This wine: lot No. L6.355-01-C.18.134, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, which disintegrated in the process of removal, being clearly rotted for … Continue reading

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Tourelles Lebanon P Brun 2014

Domaine des Tourelles, Cuvee Pierre Brun, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2014 This wine: lot No. none found, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, syrah, cinsaut and carignan; fermented and aged in concrete tank, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, Majestic Wine, £12.99 … Continue reading

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Charmes de Kirwan Margaux 2012

Charmes de Kirwan, AOC Margaux, Medoc, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2012 This wine: the second wine of Chateau Kirwan, a third level house of the unofficial and anachronistic 1855 classification, made from younger vines not included in the grand vin; lot … Continue reading

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