CHATEAU KA SOURCE DE ROUGE BEKAA VALLEY
The Bekaa Valley in Lebanon is often reputed as the birthplace of vine-growing, if France, Spain and Italy are the old World, then we can think of Lebanon as the Ancient World.
The wine-maker Akram Kassatly trained in Burgundy and has returned to his homeland with a plethora of skills. This well made red is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot.
The nose offers aromas of blackberries, plum, raspberry and cigar box. The palate is medium bodied with fresh fruity flavours and savoury hints of licorice, tobacco and cedar. A firm, ripe tannin and a long flavoursome finish.