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Expect cherries, black doris plums and a maple savoury character on the nose. The ripe and sumptuous concentrated fruit is supported by subtle notes of oak. The wine finishes very smoothly with refined ripe, light tannins providing structure and a smooth silky long flavourful finish. Aged for 12 months in new French Oak.
Food MatchingA great wine with red meats, especially gamey food.
This beautifully fragrant Pinot Noir shows ripe plum, cherry fruit, dried herbs, chocolate and spice characters along with impressive weight. The vibrant fruit flavours are surrounded by a layered tier of tannin, oak and acid delivering a long and luscious finish.
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Hochar Père et Fils Red has often been described as the ‘second’ wine of Chateau Musar, as it does bear some resemblance to the ‘Grand Vin’ but the comparison stops there.
Rich, spicy and aromatic, this robust red hails from a single Bekaa Valley vineyard planted with Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan and Grenache over 40 years ago. Five years in the making, with 9 months in French oak barrels, it’s full of smooth bramble fruit flavours, with hints of figs, dates and cedary spice.
Aromas of citrus and stone fruits, integrated with an creamy softening effect of the 100% malolactic fermentation. To add to the complexity it was fermented using indigenous yeast with a high percent of lees for structure. Powerful yet reserved with complex characteristics and a persistent finish.
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc 95 % Semillon 5%
Vinification: Nocturnal harvest with selective sorting. Direct pressing. Long barrel fermentation. Attention to flavor and freshness. Matured 7 months in barrels (1/4 new) on fine lees with moderate stirring.
Tasting: Perhaps the best Reserve white so far. Citrus, white fruits, citrus skin, flowery and mineral. Outstanding balance, acidity, and richness. Long and fresh. Staying so long in the mouth.
Cellaring: From three to 10 years or more.
Food pairing: Prawns with saffron, fish in sauce, sushi, risotto, foie gras, white meat (veal, roast chicken ...), goat or ewe cheese.
Grapes: Merlot 45% Cabernet sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc 10%
Vinification: Nocturnal harvest, with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration. 12 months maturation in barrels (1/4 new).
Tasting: A lovely balance between richness and finesse. Rich body softened by subtle flavours and tannins. This wine is a teddy bear. Strong and powerful with a great sensitivity and an unctuous and transparent texture.
Cellaring: From 3 to 15 years
Food pairing: Red meats, game, cheese (eg. St Nectaire), chocolate
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The rich aroma is typical of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo grape varieties. Aromas of red and black berry fruit, green coffee beans, liquorice and the characteristic vanilla and leather notes from ageing. On the palate the wine is full and silky with dense, well-structured tannins.
Mâcon-Villages Wine in white gold dress with green hues, shiny and soft. On the nose, the aromas suggest broom, white rose, acacia, honeysuckle, fern, verbena, lemongrass, citrus. Pine, quince and fennel appear at the end of the mouth.
It is a fresh and easy-drinking wine, dry but very fruity. It has a good concentration, nuanced by a slight acidity. It can be kept for 2 to 4 years.