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Chateau Musar Blanc 2000

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

VA greets the nose and adds lift and power to the remarkable display of wood glue, mint, spicy florals, limestone, and honeycomb aromas. In the mouth this is all smooth, supple and integrated with a little minty spice early on the palate leading to notes of dried fruit, honeycomb, and dried yellow cherries. Good length and lovely nuance on the finish complete the picture. Really at a lovely, if youthful stage. 92pts

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Chateau Musar:
Created in 1930 in the cellar of an old 17th century castle, Château Musar is as much the work of a family as the living testimony of all the civilisations that have tread its soil. After a long stay in France, Gaston Hochar returned to Lebanon and created Château Musar in the cellars of the old 'Mzar' castle in Ghazir, overlooking the Mediterranean sea. What began as a h... Read more
Created in 1930 in the cellar of an old 17th century castle, Château Musar is as much the work of a family as the living testimony of all the civilisations that have tread its soil. After a long stay in France, Gaston Hochar returned to Lebanon and created Château Musar in the cellars of the old 'Mzar' castle in Ghazir, overlooking the Mediterranean sea. What began as a hobby soon became a passion; a passion inspired by an initial encounter with renowned viticulturist Ronald Barton while he was stationed in Lebanon during the Second World War. The family's love for wine grew and in 1959, after completing his oenology diploma in Bordeaux, the eldest son, Serge, entered the business. Some call him the magician, the man behind this extraordinary wine. His response is that he only seeks is to translate what nature intended. Serge's younger brother Ronald, named after the late Barton, took over Château Musar's marketing and finance departments in 1962. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Chateau Musar Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,738
4.50 5
05/16/2014

VA greets the nose and adds lift and power to the remarkable display of wood glue, mint, spicy florals, limestone, and honeycomb aromas. In the mouth this is all smooth, supple and integrated with a little minty spice early on the palate leading to notes of dried fruit, honeycomb, and dried yellow cherries. Good length and lovely nuance on the finish complete the picture. Really at a lovely, if youthful stage. 92pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,738
4.60 5
05/16/2014

Four and a half glasses



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