A truly outstanding Chateau considering that it is not a growth classed claret. It is considered by many to be the equal of growth wines in any vintage. A deep plum-colour, full bodied wine with masses of fruit and a rich...more
A big wine matured in oak for 18 - 20 months, using new oak, more solid a structure than one normally expects from St. Julien. Full bodied, rich and plummy, with masses of fruit. Its spicy black-current flavour is supported...more
Moderately saturated ruby-red. Ripe blackberry and licorice aromas lifted by a violet note. Supple, sweet and dense, with pliant black cherry and floral flavors. Finishes reasonably lively and long. Fresh and impressive for this...more
A nice, evolved nose here, quite claretty in style, but still showing some very appealing primary fruit. Full and plump on the palate, pleasingly so in view of the vintage. There is a good structure quite evident, a core of...more
Benefitting from a sheltered position with wonderful exposure, this wine is characterised by early maturity combined with a good structure and body. The complex aromas are dominated by oak with ripe fruit flavours that lead onto...more
A bright and aromatic style on the nose, although it is complicated by nuances of slightly jammy fruit, with little hot, feral nuances. On the palate though it initially seems much more composed than the nose suggested, although...more
Cabernet Sauvignon 64%, Merlot 20%, Cabernet Franc 15%, Petit Verdot 1%
A classic vintage, producing a beautifully coloured wine, deep red, fresh in style and with a well-defined, solid structure.
The powerful nose displays a...more
2006 was a year of surprises, marked by unusual conditions.
Generally speaking the weather was hot and dry, with much higher temperatures than the seasonal average in June, July and September. Such untypical conditions at key...more
This wine has a ripe tannic structure with succulent fruit, it is well coloured, with hints of minty cassis. Robust in style with a complex creamy oak aftertaste. The wine is matured in wood for 16 - 18 months using one third...more
This Crianza is made exclusively from Tempranillo grapes grown in the Alta and Alavesa districts. The juice is fermented in stainless steel vats for 2-3 weeks with frequent pumping over (remontage) to achieve the right balance...more
The Coto de Imaz wines are produced from 100% Tempranillo, exclusively from the Alta district. The wines follow the same vinification techniques as the Crianza up until the maturation stage. The Reserva is then aged in 100% new...more
A perfect match for duck, game and roasted or grilled red meats. This Gran Reserva is only produced in vintages where the juice`s concentration and structure is deemed good enough to withstand prolonged ageing in cask and...more
The fruit for this wine comes from Brown Brothers celebrated Heathcote vineyard that sits on the rolling eastern slopes of the Mount Camel range near Bendigo. The wine has a deep saturated black red colour with aromas of ripe...more
The Patricia Shiraz shows intense, dense, round, supple and ripe fruit balanced with integrated oak flavours. The nose is ripe with dark fruits, spice and liquorice characters, while the palate is rich and powerful with dominant...more
The Patricia Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep crimson colour with complex aromas of red berries, mint and blackcurrant, while the French oak influence also offers a gentle ‘cedar lift’. The palate is rich and concentrated with...more
This Shiraz has a deep brick red colour and medium-bodied in style, and is produced from grapes grown in the Heathcote vineyard area. This wine has fantastic lifted aromas of red and dark berry fruits and the classic pepper...more
From the Victoria region comes this stylish Cabernet Sauvignon with a rich crimson colour. On the nose there are aromas of red currant, dried herbs and some dusty, earthy undertones. On the palate there are juicy red berry...more
This intense ruby red wine is un-oaked, medium bodied and has the aroma of ripe berries with a hint of chocolate. The flavour demonstrates generous fruit and very soft tannins making this a wine that is ideal to drink on its own...more
Curry & Carmenere a match made in heaven! Purple-red hue in colour with hints of violet compliment the red fruit aromas intermingled with spice, mocha and vanilla. Smooth and silky tannins leading to a long pleasant finish...more
This vintage had more than the usual amount of Cinsault in the blend, making a more fragrant and aromatic wine. Classic Musar if a little lighter than some vintages. Full flavoured with rich ripe berries, stewed stone fruit...more
This wine is produced by one of Lebanon`s most distinguished vineyards Chateau Musar. The predominant grape variety used in the making of this wine is Cinsault. with smaller amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan making up...more
The colour is a deep dark red, perhaps darker than usual at Chateau Musar.
The nose is a complex, intriguing mixture of figs, prunes, leather, dark tea, tobacco, black olives with spices
and a certain earthiness.
On the palate,...more