Chateau Musar Red 2014 150cl Magnum
The classic and unique flavours of Chateau Musar in a beautiful magnum bottle
Hochar's cult wine made from Cabernet and Cinsault needs little introduction. A deep red colour, with aromas of sweet cherry, plum and dried fruit together with a subtle spice element and hint of tobacco. The wine has a soft, rounded mouthfeel with lots of flavour and fruit concentration – caramel, mocha, ripe red fruits which are supported with soft, velvety tannins and a spicy finish. Bottle unfined and unfiltered, Chateau Musar Reds are suitable for vegans and require careful decanting. Allow to breathe for several hours and serve with roasted or grilled meat (especially lamb), casseroles, game and mature cheeses.
Without doubt, Chateau Musar is Lebanon’s top wine estate. Established by Gaston Hochar in the 1930s, Chateau Musar has been praised the world over and its wines compared to the likes of fine Bordeaux and Burgundy for their finesse and ability to age. Made world famous by Gaston's son, Serge (Decanter magazine's first 'Man of the Year'), the family continue to make fantastic wines.
The 2014 vintage is an equal blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Carignan. Each varietal was fermented separately with natural yeasts in concrete vats. The wines were aged for 12 months in French oak barrels before blending in January 2017 and then bottled without fining or filtration in July & August 2017. The bottles were aged in the Chateau Musar cellars before their release in 2021.