Price:  £18.95 | Case Rate: £17.99
Ex Tax: £15.79

Chateau Ksara - Chardonnay 2016

Information

  • Country: Lebanon
  • Wine Region: Bekaa Valley
  • Wine Maker: James Palgé
  • Grape: Chardonnay
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Chardonnay
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.5
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

Serve chilled at 10-12°C with caviar, lobster and fresh salmon or turbot served with a rich sauce.

Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

Delicate vanilla, nutmeg and toasty notes from oak ageing are complemented by ripe lemon fruit and honeyed peach. Full bodied on the palate, with racy definition balancing the creamy texture, through to a lingering finish.

Winery Information

Chateau Ksara

Chateau Ksara is Lebanon's oldest winery. Its traditions can be traced back to 1857 when a group of Jesuit monks acquired the property. The Jesuits applied their knowledge of science and agriculture to plant French vines as well as developing two kilometers of Roman caves that proved ideal for the storage of wine. The Jesuits sold the winery to its current owners in 1973. Ksara is now the most modern winery in the region as well as the largest producer in the country. Their annual production is.. read more

Vinification Notes

The must was left to settle prior to fermentation which took place in oak casks, in the cool temperatures of the cellar. The wine was stirred on its lees for 10 months before bottling, which added a creamy complexity to the final wine