Private Selection Red (2008)

Technical Information:

Wine: Red
Vintage: 2008

Harvest date: 13, 21 & 26 August and 3 September 2008
Harvest: Handpicked
Vineyard: Zahle vineyard / West Beqaa vineyards / North Beqaa vineyards
Geology: Plain: alluvial and clay. Slopes: gravel
Fermenter type: Stainless steel tanks
Wine Composition: Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Syrah (30%), and Merlot (30%)
Time on skins: 15 to 21 Days
Oak type & maturation: French oak barrels for 18 months
Bottling date: 4 May 2011
Closure: Cork
Technical Data: pH 3.77, TA 3.95 g/l
Alcohol: 14.5%

Notes: A powerful bouquet of blueberries and black fruits accompanied by savory notes of bay leaves and sun-dried tomatoes as well as leather. On the palate, it is a full-bodied fruity wine with strong tannins and a long finish.

Awards and Honorable Mentions:
2016‐ Concours International Gilbert & Gaillard, France: 91/100 Gold Medal.
2019- Challenge International du Vin, France: Gold Medal.
2019‐ Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, Belgium: Gold Medal.
2019‐ AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge, Austria: Gold Medal.
2019‐ International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), London, England: 91/100 Silver Medal.
2019‐ Asian Wine Review: 90/100, Silver Medal.
2019‐ Vinalies Internationales, Paris, France: Silver Medal.
2019- Los Angeles International Wine Awards, USA: Bronze Medal.