Chateau Musar Rouge 2011 75cl

Chateau Musar Rouge 2011 75cl

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Description

Dark blood red colour with a rich, fragrant fruit nose; mulberries, black cherries, plums with a hint of mocha. The palate is full, intense and concentrated, characterised by black forest-fruits with elegant spice. The tannins are soft and juicy and a long finish. Chateau Musar Red 2011 is a vibrantly powerful vintage and cellared well it will keep for decades. A great match for red meats, especially game, seasonal casseroles and mature cheeses.

The harvest of 2011 posed one of the most challenging experiences in winemaking at Chateau Musar over the last 20 years, as it was one of the most untypical years in Lebanese history. The year began with a cold January but with insufficient rain. February proved similar with March being sunnier, but April and May produced the really big surprise with a level of rainfall to match January, February and March combined! The main result of the rain was very late maturation, with flowering occurring 25 days later than usual and this delay continued over the maturation period and up to the harvesting day. Our first Carignan was harvested on the 22nd September and then on the 23rd it rained for three days, with the Carignan and the Cinsault not yet harvested. The Carignan resisted the rain but the Cinsault was more affected. The harvest was finally completed on the 13th October, which with the exception of our 1983 vintage, was the latest in our company’s history.

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wine type Red
country Lebanon
wine grape Cabernet Sauvignon
wine style Full Bodied Red
vintage 2011
strength 14.0%
Organic YES
wine country Lebanon
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 £71.99
    wine type Red
    country Lebanon
    wine grape Cabernet Sauvignon
    wine style Full Bodied Red
    vintage 2011
    strength 14.0%
    Organic YES
    wine country Lebanon
    Brand
    • Express Delivery (Next working day) - £6.95.
    • 2 to 3 working days - £5.49.
    • Saturdays - from £15
    • FREE on all orders over £150
    British mainland only. Please see our delivery page for more information
    Order before 14:00 for delivery on 23 Jul 2024
    Order today for delivery on 23 Jul 2024
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