Massaya Cap Est

$28.00

“Eastern Cape”

750 ml

BEQAA VALLEY, LEBANON

Category:

LOCATION:
the grapes are grown on the hillsides in the most north-easterly portion of the Beqaa Valley at 1,200m altitude, in the Raas Baalbeck area. An arid and continental environment, where Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon Mountains meet.

AREA:
17 acres.

SOIL AND SUBSOIL:
chalky clay.

GRAPE VARIETIES:
grenache noir %50, mourvèdre %50.

VINE AGE:
18 months on average.

VINIFICATION:
grapes are hand-picked, and conveyed in crates. At our Tanaïl winery, once sorted on tables and fully destemmed, they are vinied for at least 30 days in temperature-controlled oak vats.

MATURATION:
22 months in foudres. Bottled without ltering at 2 years. PERSONALITY AND AGEING: pale ruby in colour, with a nose that subtly blends violets and very ripe red berry fruits. On the palate, seductive velvety elegance overlays an attractive weave of ne tannins, highlighting the minerality of the terroir.

SERVING TEMPERATURE:
°17C.

AVAILABLE SIZE:
75 cl only.

OUTPUT POTENTIAL:
75 25,000 cl bts.

Weight 3.385 lbs
Dimensions 4.5 × 4.5 × 14.75 in