Evidence of wine making dating back over 6,000 years has been found in what is known as modern day Georgia and Iraq. Wine has been entwined in mythology, history, society, culture and religious practices of mankind. Wine today is thought of in terms of Old World - France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Austria, Lebanon and New World - Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, USA, South Africa. At Fine Wines Direct UK our range spans the globe including an award winning range of wines from Wales.
In their youth, Chateau Musar Reds are dense and richly-textured, with intense ‘baked fruit’ characters: plums, damsons, cranberries, cherries, figs and dates. Bordeaux grape Cabernet Sauvignon lends black fruit flavours; Rhône grapes Cinsault and Carignan contribute fragrance (violets; pepper) and supple spiciness. Either set of qualities might dominate a particular vintage, but the style is always emphatically Lebanese: enticingly aromatic, with persistent fruit flavours. Over decades the wines acquire tawny hues and mellow notes.
Citrus, vanilla and hazelnut aromas on the nose. On the palate this wine is exceptionally well balanced. There are slightly exotic fruit notes intermingled with classic orchard fruit. Well integrated oak and a fine, persistent finish.