Chateau Musar Red 2005 is a legendary wine from Lebanon. The unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and Carignan grapes produces an expressive but also unique wine.
This wine has a deep ruby colour in the glass and a complex bouquet of ripe fruit, spices and wood notes on the nose. This is followed by a scent of black fruits such as blackberries and a cigar box. Spicy on the palate, the wine is soft and smooth with flavours of cherries, berries, cinnamon, figs and vanilla. The tannins are silky as well as elegant making the wine complex and full-bodied. A true wine adventure, which is particularly suitable as a companion to strong dishes such as grilled meat, game, lamb, Christmas goose and spicy cheeses. Of course, it also makes a great gift for wine lovers.
How is the Chateau Musar Red 20005 made?
First, the grapes for this and other vintages are carefully harvested by hand and strictly selected. After fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the wine is matured for at least 12 months in French oak barrels. During this time, the team regularly as well as carefully analyses monitors each step and process.
Chateau Musar has been known for its artisanal approach to winemaking for over 80 years. Thus, this Lebanese red wine is an outstanding example of the consistency and endurance. You can feel the soul and heritage of the Hochar family in each of its products. The quality of the soils and the ancient wine culture also plays a major role in the production as well as result. In fact, it was the Romans who have appreciated the soils of the Lebanese and so called Bekaa Valley first.
Jancis Bobinson on this Lebanese red wine:
The renowned wine critic Jancis Robinson describes the Chateau Musar Red 2005 as a wine with "great elegance and finesse". The critic particularly emphasises its silky tannins and the complex bouquet of ripe fruits, spices and wood notes.
Last but not least, this special red wine is a true masterpiece from Lebanon that appeals to all the senses and delights wine lovers all over the world. If you are looking for a unique wine that combines tradition and craftsmanship, then you should definitely try the Chateau Musar Red 2005.