How do you drink Chateau Musar?

Concentrated and complex, Chateau Musar Whites show at their best after several hours’ ‘breathing time’, and should be served ‘cellar cool’ at around 15°C. They excel with pâtés (especially foie gras), rillettes, seafood dishes and will match spicy food as the wine has such intense flavours.

Is Chateau Musar organic?

Chateau Musar vineyards – Organic from the outset They lie near the villages Aana and Kefraya on a range of gravelly soils over limestone- ideally suited to viticulture. The wide range of soil types and aspects results in wines of distinctive character and blends of appealing complexity.

Where is Chateau Musar located?

Chateau Musar was the first producer in Lebanon to achieve organic certification for its own vineyards in 2006. Most are located in the Bekaa Valley, cradled between two mountain ranges running parallel to Lebanon’s Mediterranean coastline.

What grape is Chateau Musar?

Cabernet Sauvignon
The grapes used to make Chateau Musar Red are Cabernet Sauvignon and Southern Rhône varieties of Cinsault and Carignan from long established, mature vines yielding a maximum of 30 to 35 hectolitres per hectare.

How do I store Chateau Musar?

As with any bottles destined for lengthy cellaring, and to preserve the wines at their best, Chateau Musar bottles should be stored on their sides in optimal conditions: dark, cool and slightly humid. Light: The storage area must be dark, excluding ultraviolet (UV) light.

Is Chateau Musar vegan?

Our wines are therefore suitable for vegetarians and vegans. They are only produced in our winery located in the village of Ghazir, 25 km north of Beirut, in Lebanon.”

What is the best Lebanese wine?

Best Lebanese Wine

Wine Name Grape Score
Ixsir ‘El Ixsir’ Red, Batroun, Lebanon Cabernet – Merlot – Syrah 91
Chateau Kefraya Comte de M, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon Rare Red Blend 90
Chateau Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon Cabernet Sauvignon – Cinsaut 91
Atibaia Winery ‘Atibaia’ Red, Batroun, Lebanon Rare Red Blend 90

Is Chateau Musar kosher?

Brian Kane, the beverage director at the restaurant Za’hav, has put together a beautifully curated wine list that fits on a single page and still showcases terrific range, from a 1986 Riesling from J.B. Becker to a 1998 red from Chateau Musar, a great Lebanese producer. Kosher wines are made all over the world.

How good is Chateau Musar?

Very sweet and young; well balanced on the palate. No hurry at all to drink this youthful ferment. Very tight, dry wine that is so much younger than any other vintage tasted. SO much more youthful than a Bordeaux 2008!

What are the best years for Chateau Musar?

Château Musar

  • Château Musar. 41 vintages 2009 to 1956 average 91,2 Tb best 1966 (95 Tb)
  • 2009. 2008.
  • Chateau Musar Rose. 5 vintages 2012 to 2003 average 87,6 Tb best 2012 (90 Tb)
  • 2014. 2013.
  • Chateau Musar White. 11 vintages 2008 to 1991 average 87,0 Tb best 2008 (90 Tb)
  • 2008. 2006.
  • Hochar Rosé
  • 2004.

Which is the best Chateau Musar?

Chateau Musar – Red

  • 18.5 Points – Jancis Robinson.
  • 18 Points – Bartholomew Broadbent.
  • 18.5 Points – Jancis Robinson.
  • 19 Points – Bartholomew Broadbent.
  • 18 Points – Jancis Robinson.
  • 20 Points – Bartholomew Broadbent.
  • 18.5 Points – Jancis Robinson.
  • 20 Points – Bartholomew Broadbent.

Is the wine vegan?

No, despite wine being essentially alcoholic grape juice, a lot of it isn’t vegan at all (or even vegetarian). This is due to fining agents being added to speed up the clarification process. These additives can contain the following: Gelatine (derived from animal skin and connective tissue).