Category Archives: LEBANON

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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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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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2003

Chateau Musar, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2003 On red Chateau Musar This cuvee is released 7 years after vintage, and benefits from further ageing to 10, 15, 20 years or more, post-vintage. Typical entry aromas include *volatile acidity … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Rose 2014

Chateau Musar, Rose, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2014 This wine: lot No. L5.225-01-01-C, vineyards are at ~1300m altitude, organic farming; a blend of obaideh (probably a local clone of chardonnay [1]), merwah (probably a local clone of semillon … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar Lebanon 2004

Chateau Musar, Rose, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2004. On red Chateau Musar These wines (whites too) are released 7 years after vintage.  They can benefit from further ageing of 10-15 years after vintage Typical entry aromas on this … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar White 2007

Chateau Musar, White, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2007 This wine: lot no. L.8.273-01-02, vineyards ~1400m altitude, organic farming, a blend of obaideh (probably a local clone of chardonnay [1]) and merwah (probably a local clone of  semillon [1]), … Continue reading

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