Chateau Musar Gaston Hochar LB0001

lb0001 chateau musar

Tasting Notes

An intense and complex nose of spicy red fruits, cedar and plum notes. Generous red and black fruit characters follow through to the palate, combining the notes of Christmas cake spices, figs, dates and stewed plums.

About this wine

Lebanon
Chateau Musar
Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault
Full and spicy
Red
2004
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About The Producer

Chateau Musar

  • Chateau Musar

    Chateau Musar was the first producer in Lebanon to achieve organic certification for its vineyards. Most are located in the Bekaa Valley, cradled between two mountain ranges running parallel to Lebanon’s Mediterranean coastline.

    Vines have been cultivated here for at least 6,000 years: the Phoenicians (seafaring ancestors of the modern Lebanese) were instrumental in bringing vines and wines from Byblos across to all of the areas around the Mediterranean.

    Flanked by snow-covered mountains, and nestled at 1000m (3,000 feet) above sea level, the serenely beautiful Bekaa Valley is blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, fresh mountain breezes and an average temperature of 25°C (encompassing snowy winters and hot summers). Remote and unspoilt, the Musar vineyards were ‘organic’ by default before the term was coined.

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