Château Musar 2009
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Chateau Musar 2009 was released in the spring of 2016. It has a deep scarlet colour and a nose of blackberries, Assam tea, dark chocolate and mulled berries. On the palate there are rich black and red fruits, especially blackcurrants, cherries, damsons and figs with warm cinnamon spice and a hint of mint. This vintage is also characterised by a smokey earthiness. The tannins are well integrated, there is good acidity and a long, dry finish.
Region: Bekaa Valley
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Carignan/Mazuelo
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Rich and spicy
Vegetarian: Yes (not certified)
Vegan: Yes (not certified)
Organic: Yes (certified)
Drink With: Cocoa dusted loin of venison
The Château Musar of 2009 is the traditional blend of approximately one third each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and Carignan. The blending took place 3 years later in 2012 and the wines spent a year in French Nevers oak barrels. The Cabernet Sauvignon in particular flourished this year, from flowering to dominating the final structure and flavour of the wine.