Private Selection Red 2008

Technical Information:
Wine: Red
Vintage: 2008

Composition: Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Merlot (30%) & Syrah (30%)
Vineyard: Zahle, West Beqaa & North Beqaa vineyards
Soil: Slopes gravel & limestone
Harvest date: 13, 21 & 26 Aug. & 3 Sept. 2008
Harvest: Handpicked
Fermenter type: Stainless steel tanks
Skin maceration: 21 days
Oak type & maturation: New French oak barrels for 14 months
Bottling date: 4 May 2011
Closure: Natural cork
Technical Data: pH 3.77, RS <2 g/l
Alcohol content: 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, Hong Kong: 90/100, Silver Medal.
2019‐ Vinalies Internationales, Paris, France: Silver Medal.
2019- Los Angeles International Wine Awards, USA: Bronze Medal.