An aroma of red berries and a hint of spiciness, with an initial roundness in the mouth, some mineral characters and finishing with a fresh and lively taste.
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
Selected from the best vats, this wine was obtained by the "saignée" or bleeding method. After 10 to 14 hours of maceration, fermentation was carried out at 18°C. Once alcoholic fermentation is completed, the wine is racked off and stabilised to avoid malolactic fermentation. The wine was then stabilised and bottled in the spring to preserve its ripe fruit flavours.