Cinsault (2013)

Technical Information:

Wine: Red
Vintage: 2013

Harvest date: 5 September 2013
Harvest: Handpicked
Vineyard: West Beqaa / Niha Vineyard
Geology: Slopes: Gravel & Limestone
Fermenter type: Stainless steel tanks
Composition: Cinsault (100%)
Time on skins: 12 days
Oak type: French oak barrels for 10 months
Bottling date: 14 June 2017
Technical Data: pH 3.88, TA 3.79 g/l, RS <2 g/l
Alcohol: 15%.

Notes: A wonderfully complex wine offering a typically Mediterranean aromatic profile of pomegranate, red cherries, black olives and pine accompanied by hints of strawberry, lavender, chamomile, dried figs, prunes and sweet spices.

Label: Near Eastern mosaic to indicate the origin of the wine: Lebanon, the colors are based on the aromatic profile of the grape variety, and the wood texture indicates that the wine has been oaked. Designed by Tarek Atrissi.

Awards and Honorable Mentions:
2018‐ Concours International Gilbert & Gaillard, France: Gold Medal.
2018‐ AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge, Austria: Gold Medal.
2019‐ Frankfurt International Trophy, Germany: Gold Medal.
2019‐ Frankfurt International Trophy, Germany: Best Wine in Competition - Lebanon.
2019‐ Challenge International du Vin, France: Gold Medal.
2019‐ Decanter World Wine Awards, London England: 86/100 Bronze Medal.
2020- Sommeliers Choice Awards, San Francisco, USA: Silver Medal.