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
“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.”
“A challenging and unusual vintage in Lebanon has given this Musar additional Bordeaux style, with mulberries, cherry, spice and rounded tannins on the palate.”