Price:  £12.50 | Case Rate: £11.83
Ex Tax: £10.42

Chateau Ksara - Gris de Gris 2016

Information

  • Country: Lebanon
  • Wine Region: Bekaa Valley
  • Wine Maker: James Palgé
  • Grape: Carignan/Carinena
  • Grape Percentage: Grenache Gris 60%, Carignan 40%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

Serve with fresh salads, chargrilled white meats, or pan-seared fish in a delicate sauce.

Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

An inviting pale salmon pink wine, with an aromatic nose of berries, vine flowers, peony and a touch of jasmine. Fresh and light, it is vivid, elegant and harmonious with a mouthwatering 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

This wine was obtained by the saignée method of bleeding off the pink juice, after a short period of cold maceration. Sedimentation and fermentation were carried out at controlled temperatures of 18°C. The wine was racked off and did not undergo malolactic fermentation. It was fined and then stabilised by refrigeration before being promptly bottled in order to retain its fresh and fruity character.