Three whites from Lebanese producer Chateau Ksara

Tried this trio of whites from Lebanese winery Chateau Ksara last night. It’s a twenty-one hectare property located in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, which is at altitude and has a semi-continental climate, with cold winters and long dry summers. Of particular note here is the varietal Merwah, which I believe is the only one made on […]

Sendiäna, a new wine from Lebanon

Lebanon has a 5000 year history of wine growing. This is a new wine from Caves de Monastere St Jean, which is based in a monastery in the mountains of Mount Lebanon. They’ve been making wines since 2006, but this is the first under the Sendiäna label. The grapes are sourced from the monastery’s own […]