Category: Lebanese wines

  • Freshly aerated Cabernet Sauvignon

    What is the best Cabernet Sauvignon?

    Cabernet Sauvignon is the world's most popular red wine grape, formed as a cross from Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc, both native originally to France. But when it comes to Cabernet Sauvignon, what is the best?

    A simple question, with a complex answer, for one very simple reason - price! To help you find the best option, we've broken down some different Cabernet Sauvignon bottles at an array of price points, so you'll be able to find one which perfectly fits your price range. Continue reading

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    Château Musar Gaston Hochar Review

    Founded in the 1930s, Gaston Hochar spent time in the Bordeaux region, where he refined his wine making abilities, and often leads to comparisons with the Château Musar wines being compared to Bordeaux or Burgundy wines - and we can definitely see why.

    While the wine is made from a variety of grapes each year (Cabernet Sauvignon and Cinsault forming the main grapes, with Carignan and Granache filling the remnant), this wine is far more than a simple blend. However, this does mean that there is both significant bottle variation and strong ageing potential - although the price tag might make this hard to stomach, we’d recommend buying a crate if you’re able to and enjoying them over time... Continue reading