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Massaya Cap Est 2015

BEKAA VALLEY

Regular price $31.99

 Massaya Cap Est 2015

$31.99 / $28.99 (6saves3)

TASTING NOTE: an elegant distinctive pale ruby wine with a nose that subtly blends violets and ripe red berry fruits leading to a progressive body and a compelling minerality. Seductive velvety elegance overlays an attractive weave of fine tannins, highlighting the minerality of the terroir. Suitable for ageing.

LOCATION: grapes grown on the hillsides of the north-easterly portion of the Beqaa Valley at an altitude of 1 200 metres, in the Ras Baalbeck area. An arid and continental environment, where Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon mountain ranges meet

AREA: 17 acres

SOIL AND SUBSOIL: chalky clay

GRAPE VARIETIES: grenache noir 50%, mourvèdre 50%. VINE AGE: 18 years on average.

VINIFICATION: conducted at our Tanaïl winery. Grapes are hand-picked, conveyed in crates, and sorted on tables. They are fully destemmed, then vinified for at least 30 days in temperature controlled oak vats.

MATURATION: 22 months in oak vats. Bottled without fining or filtering at 2 years.


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