Musar has assumed legendary status. Complex, long-lived and endlessly varied, in some vintages it seems more like a Burgundy, in others a Bordeaux, in still others a Hermitage. But it is always brilliantly, uniquely, Lebanese.
Musar has survived both war and the commercial wilderness to assume its rightful place as one of the few truly iconic wines - a legend of the eastern Mediterranean. Why? Because it is uncompromising, unique and ...Learn more
“Some like it, some don't, but Musar is a legendary wine as far as I'm concerned. One of the things I love most about it is how each vintage is strikingly different to the last. This 1999 is drinking superbly at the moment. Muscular and complex, with a unique, deliberately volatile tang.”
“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.”
“Delicious, will definitely purchase again in the future!”
A review of the 2005 vintage