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Château Ksara Red Blend Réserve du Couvent 2003

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Over the past decade, Ksara has seen the introduction of new grape varieties that have grown into vines that the Bekaa valley has blissfully nurtured. Ksara has also seen developments in techniques such as vine cultivation on wires and the attentive application of advanced science by French oenologists, who watch over the vinification, fermentation and decanting processes. Today, the wines of Ksara have a specific character, described as a “rare balance of dry fruitiness, of delicacy and coarseness, and of freshness and vigour.” They are the new image of a deliberately international vineyard and producer. Made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot, matured separately in oak for 18 months, this wine has a fruity character of raspberries, blackcurrants with a little vanilla and has a complex, rich flavour.

Region: Lebanon » Bekaa Valley

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Winery: Chateau Ksara
Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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Chateau Ksara:
In the ancient vine production tradition, Lebanon owns its existence to Christian’s communities that kept some vineyards in this area. Chateau Ksara acquired by the Jesuits Fathers in 1857, perpetuated the tradition of winemaking. Applying what they knew, they produced Lebanon’s first dry red wine and in doing so, laid the foundations of Lebanon’s modern wine industry. New varietals were cultiv... Read more
In the ancient vine production tradition, Lebanon owns its existence to Christian’s communities that kept some vineyards in this area. Chateau Ksara acquired by the Jesuits Fathers in 1857, perpetuated the tradition of winemaking. Applying what they knew, they produced Lebanon’s first dry red wine and in doing so, laid the foundations of Lebanon’s modern wine industry. New varietals were cultivated all over Ksara’s vineyards. Nowadays, Chateau Ksara has 90% of its vineyards production as noble grapes. Read less

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Snooth User: nickr23
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3.00 5
02/28/2009

Three glasses



Over the past decade, Ksara has seen the introduction of new grape varieties that have grown into vines that the Bekaa valley has blissfully nurtured. Ksara has also seen developments in techniques such as vine cultivation on wires and the attentive application of advanced science by French oenologists, who watch over the vinification, fermentation and decanting processes. Today, the wines of Ksara have a specific character, described as a “rare balance of dry fruitiness, of delicacy and coarseness, and of freshness and vigour.” They are the new image of a deliberately international vineyard and producer. Made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot, matured separately in oak for 18 months, this wine has a fruity character of raspberries, blackcurrants with a little vanilla and has a complex, rich flavour.

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