Chateau Musar, Musar Jeune, Rose, 2019

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On the nose a bitter-sweet orange citrus of tangerine and strawberry; a hint of saffron spice and rosewater, and an almost sea-breeze-like salinity. On the palate comes fresh fruit notes of nectarine, tangerine and strawberry lead to a subtle spice note and salineminerality. A refreshing acidity lifts and enhances the freshness of wine. Ideal as an aperitif or with Mediterranean salads, fish and charcuterie. DrinkLightly chilled, recommended within two to three years from harvest

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Producer

Overview Musar Jeune range of wines are produced from low-yielding Bekaa Valley vines which are grown at around 1000 metres above sea level. The altitude keeps the average temperature moderate at 25°C and with hot sunny days and coolnights, the grapes are ripened to perfection; they are harvested from organically certified vineyards and vinified in stainless steel to preserve the varietal characteristics.

Growing & Fermentation

The Cinsault and Mourvèdre underwent ‘direct pressing’ and were then fermented separately instainless steel vats at temperatures between 18°C and 21°C. Once malolactic fermentation wascomplete, the wines were left to rest for 3 months, blended, then cold stabilised and bottled inMarch 2020

Grape variety

80% Cinsault and 20% Mourdere

Tasting notes

On the nose a bitter-sweet orange citrus of tangerine and strawberry; a hint of saffron spice and rosewater, and an almost sea-breeze-like salinity. On the palate comes fresh fruit notes of nectarine, tangerine and strawberry lead to a subtle spice note and salineminerality. A refreshing acidity lifts and enhances the freshness of wine. Ideal as an aperitif or with Mediterranean salads, fish and charcuterie. DrinkLightly chilled, recommended within two to three years from harvest

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