Category Archives: LEBANON

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

Posted in 10to20 - still rose, LEBANON | Leave a comment

Chateau Musar Lebanon 2004

Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2004. 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 wine are *volatile acidity or … Continue reading

Posted in 10to20 - still red, LEBANON | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 10to20 - still white, LEBANON | Leave a comment

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 (probably a local clone of chardonnay [1]), merwah (probably a local clone of semillon [1]) and … Continue reading

Posted in 10to20 - still rose, FAULTY, LEBANON | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 10to20 - still red, LEBANON | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 10to20 - still red, cabernet sauvignon, LEBANON | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 10to20 - still red, LEBANON | Leave a comment