Category Archives: LEBANON

Chateau Musar Rose 2013

Chateau Musar, Rose, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2013 This wine: Lot No. 4.288.01-04, vineyards ~1300m altitude, organic farming, a blend of obaideh (aka chardonnay [1]), merwah (aka semillon [1]) and a small amount of cinsault; ambient yeasts, fermented … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2003

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2003 Last tasted 07/01/13. This wine: Lot No. 6.186.01, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, coated natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, widely available, £20 (2011) Consumer tasting note: opens with … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2002

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2002. Last tasted 21/04/13. This wine: is released 7 years after vintage, and can benefit from a further 10 or 15 years in cellar; a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, natural cork closure, … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2001

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Wine of Lebanon, Lebanon, 2001 This wine: a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, widely available, £18 (2010) Consumer tasting note: fully developed with a lovely garnet hue, some might … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar, Lebanon, 2005

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2005. Cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, 14% abv, natural cork closure, available from the Wine Society, Ann et Vin and others £20-25 These wines are released 7 years after vintage. They benefit from further ageing … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar, Lebanon, 2002

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2002. Cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, 14% abv, natural cork closure; Wine Society and others, was £20 on release and purchase, but after cellaring, more like £25 now.  I thought it worth including under the … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar, Lebanon, 2004

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2004. Cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and carignan, 14% abv, natural cork closure; Wine Society and others, just about £20 now. These wines are released 7 years after vintage.  They  benefit from further ageing to 10 or … Continue reading

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