Beqaa Valley White is a simple yet full-bodied white wine from Lebanon.
But first, the drop from Domaine Wardy delights the eye with a beautiful yellow and green shimmer. After that, the first aromas are also nicely flowing to the nose. To be precise, the scent of peaches, lemon and nuts is really tempting. They also immediately encourage drinking, which now brings us to the palate. Because this is both fresh and round. A rather rare combination, which then passes flavors of pineapple, quince as well as green apples. A probably exotic white wine with just the right acid structure, which is to thank the native Obeideh grape. Because this carries a wonderful structure as well as acidity it.
Therefore, the Beqaa Valley White fits really well with Mediterranean dishes, Mazza and Spanish tapas. Accordingly, this wine is one of the uncomplicated wines from Lebanon. Because this Lebanese drop can be drunk even gladly solo.
The production of Beqaa Valley White
Domaine Wardy produces this Lebanese white wine from the grapes Viognier (44%), Sauvignon Blanc (30%) & Obeidi (26%). Basically, the Viognier serves the aromas on the nose, the Sauvignon the taste on the palate and last but not least the Obeideh the structure and liveliness of the wine. In this regard, the perfect interaction! After the grapes are harvested by hand, fermentation takes place for 15 days in stainless steel tanks.
About the vineyards of Domaine Wardy
As with many other wineries from Lebanon, the vines grow at 900 to 1050 meters above sea level. The village where the vineyards are located is called Zahle and is one of the capitals of wine and especially of the Bekaa plain. The soils here are also made up of clay and lime and are continuously irrigated by the melting snow on Mount Lebanon. Thus, the ideal climate for the cultivation of high quality grape varieties, which is a main feature of Lebanese wine culture.