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LEBANON – BEKAA VALLEY

Chateau Musar was established by Gaston Hochar in 1930 and is without doubt Lebanon’s top wine estate. The red is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan and Cinsault. Serge Hochar, who has been involved with the property since 1959, states that the Cabernet Sauvignon provides “the bones and the skeleton to the wine, the Carignan the flesh and muscle and the Cinsault the silky smooth finesse”. Musar wines are unique in that Hochar blends the varietals only after they have spent three years in barrels and then waits a further four years before releasing the end result. This gives time for each variety to unfold its own character.

Decanter Magazine paid tribute to Serge Hochar achievements nominating him “Decanter Man of the Year 1984”.

Michael Broadbent – “Chateau Musar has an incredible aging potential. Memorable, exciting, a revelation”

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TypeRegionNameVintageRating
Chateau Musar (1.5L) 2010Chateau Musar (1.5L) 2010JR 18
Chateau Musar (37.5cl)Chateau Musar (37.5cl), RP 90 (1998),
RP 91 (2001)
Chateau Musar Jeune BlancChateau Musar Jeune Blanc, -
Chateau Musar Jeune RedChateau Musar Jeune Red, -
Chateau Musar Jeune RoseChateau Musar Jeune Rose, , -
Chateau Musar RedChateau Musar Red, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , RP 85 (1995),
WE 88 (1997),
RP 90; JR 18.5 (1998),
1001 wines; WE 85; JR 18.5 (1999),
RP 89+; WE 91 (2000),
RP 91; WS 90; JR 17 (2001),
WE 88 (2002),
RP 91; JR 18.5 (2003),
RP 91; Dencanter 92 (2004),
RP 92; JR 17.5 (2007),
JR 17.5+++ (2008),
JR 17+++ (2009),
JR 18 (2010),
JR 17 (2011)
Chateau Musar RoseChateau Musar Rose, -
Chateau Musar WhiteChateau Musar White, , -
Chateau Musar White (1.5L)Chateau Musar White (1.5L)-
Hochar Pere et FilsHochar Pere et Fils-
L'Arack de Musar (50cl)L'Arack de Musar (50cl)