This unique, legendary Lebanese wine is something you either love or hate. We love it.
The top wine of Château Musar is always a tricky one to describe, so unique are its flavours. The blend of Cinsault, Carignan and Cabernet Sauvignon combined with the distinctive climate of the Bekaa Valley and many years of ageing before release produces a wine that can sometimes seem like a Bordeaux, sometimes a Burgundy, but perhaps more often a great wine from the Southern Rhône or an old Rioja. At its best, it is astonishingly complex, with lots of secondary characteristics; leather, spice and earth complementing the sweet and tangy red fruit.
Musar. A wine that has survived war, commercial wilderness and even comments that it has a ‘weird, briney note to some vintages’. Why? Because it is one of the most interesting, unique and complex wines in the ...Learn more
”Lovely, intense red fruit of roasted cherries, soft spice, plums, olives & fig. Gorgeous with moderate acidity and tannins. Silky texture and superb length on the finish. This is pure elegance.”
"Roberson does a nice line in back vintages from this renowned Lebanese producer, including the '88 for a mere £115 a bottle. This vintage, the 2001, is in a happy place now at 12 years old, we find. Although there's creamy smooth oak and north African spices abound, there's a succulent juiciness to the red fruit and smoothness to the texture that demonstrates why this estate has a loyal following. A blend of Cinsault, Carignan and Cabernet Sauvignon."
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