Private Selection Red 2007

Technical Information:
Wine: Red
Vintage: 2007

Composition: Syrah (38%), Merlot (33%) & Cabernet Sauvignon (29%)
Vineyard: North Beqaa & Dhour Zahle
Soil: Limestone & gravel
Harvest date: 12, 17 & 28 Sept. 2007
Harvest: Handpicked
Fermenter type: Stainless steel tanks
Skin maceration: 15 to 21 days
Oak type & maturation: New French oak barrels for 14 months
Bottling date: 18 May 2010
Closure: Natural cork
Technical Data: pH 3.5, RS <2 g/l
Alcohol content: 15%

Notes: It is the balance between the fruity and savory that makes this wine so fascinating. On the nose black olive, lilac, spices, mint and black fruit. The palate emphasizes the ripe black fruit character with hints of cinnamon and dark chocolate. Full body, velvety tannins and a long chocolaty finish.

Awards and Honorable Mentions:
2012- Edward Parker Wines Ltd., Derek Smedley MW: 92/100.
2012- Zawaq Lebanese Wine Guide: Zawaq Guide “Selection”.
2014- Gilbert & Gaillard Wine Guide 2015: 92/100 Gold Medal.
2019- Vinum Magazine, Germany: 18/20.
2019- Mundus Vini, Germany: Silver Medal.