Chateau Musar 2009 Bekaa Valley Lebanon Red Wine 75cl
Chateau Musar 2009 Bekaa Valley Lebanon Red Wine 75cl is the traditional blend of approximately one third each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and Carignan. The blending took place 3 years later in 2012 and the wines spent a year in French Nevers oak barrels. The Cabernet Sauvignon in particular flourished this year, from flowering to dominating the final structure and taste of the wine. 2009 was a truly memorable year in the Bekaa Valley and a vintage of two halves – before and after the rain! This vintage will go down in history as the year of the two day September deluge – unprecedented since records began in 1870. After the September rain fall, the remaining red grapes were harvested and were juicier than usual, showing a full bodiedRead more...
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structure and a very fragrant nose.
“Musar only releases its grand vin when it’s ready to drink – there are violets and ripe red berry fruit from Cinsault; spice, liquorice and burly backbone from Carignan, blackcurrant, blackberry and silky elegance from Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s ready to drink, yes but there’s no rush” Jonathan Ray – The Spectator Magazine April 2016.
|Wine Brand||Chateau Musar|
|ABV (% vol)||13|
|Wine Style||Medium bodied|
|Red Wine Expression||Cherry, Complex, Dark Fruits, Elegant, Fragrant, Herbal, Oaked, Smooth, Spicy, Traditional|
|Wine Region||Bekaa Valley|