Chateau Musar Hochar Père et Fils 2015


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Commentary from Château Musar:

The Hochar of this year is a bright ruby colour – there are red fruits on the nose; bitter sweet cherries with a hint of dark chocolate. Classic bright red fruits flavours and sweet, spicy notes follow through to the palate. The tannins are soft, the acidity fresh with very long length. Cellared well, it will keep for several years.


50% Cinsault, 35% Grenache, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
Drink Date:
2020 - 2030

9 months in French Oak


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Zalto Bordeaux

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Vineyards & vinification
Vineyards & vinification:

50 year old single vineyard planted in deep, gravelly soil over a limestone base, 1000m above sea level. High temperature fermentation, macerated in concrete vats for 15-20 days before transfer to French oak. Blended and bottled in spring 2011.

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Chateau Musar Hochar Père et Fils 2015

Red Blend, Château Musar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 750ml

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About the Producer

The wines of Château Musar are unique expressions from a country with an ancient wine-making culture, as vines have been cultivated from Lebanon’s high altitude Bekaa Valley for over 6,000 years.

From around 4,500 BC, the sea-faring Phoenicians (ancestors of the modern Lebanese) distributed their wines and vines throughout the Mediterranean, travelling as far as Cadiz (and possibly beyond) in their robust cedar boats. Their resilience in the face of repeated invasion gave rise to the legend of ‘The Phoenix’. They also invented the alphabet to help keep records of their various transactions.

The ancient city of Baalbek in the northern Bekaa Valley, takes its name from the Phoenician fertility god, Baal. The Roman god Bacchus was in turn worshipped here and the temples built in his honour remain among the most perfectly preserved in the world.

The region’s wines are mentioned many times in the bible, with the first recorded evidence of wine transactions coming from Byblos (‘book’ in Greek, hence ‘Bible’) an historic fishing port north of Beirut. French in origin, the Hochar (pronounced Hoshar) family arrived in Lebanon in the 12th century, ‘Preux Chevaliers’ and have remained there ever since.

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