Dubois is the winemaker from Chateau Angelus in Bordeaux.
nose saturated with Mediterranean character and exuberant aromas of ripe fruits
and spices. Its concentrated, palate has a fine tannin texture and attractive
lively black fruits which last through to a long finish.
2012 Grande Reserve from El Ixsir is a blend of 50% Syrah, 39% Cabernet
Sauvignon and 11% Arinarnoa sourced from several high-altitude vineyards. It is
rich in dark fruit fruits, crushed mineral, spice and Mediterranean herb
aromas. On the palate it is decadent and refined with super-fine texture and a
long, complex finish.
vision behind IXSIR is to reveal the best terroirs of Lebanon, some forgotten
long since. Established by friends with a common passion for both wine and
Lebanon, IXSIR is the culmination of their dream in creating a fine wine that
will forever be associated with their fatherland.The wines of IXSIR blend rich
varieties of grapes cultivated from carefully selected terroirs that symbolize
the diversity of Lebanon. Spread from Batroun in the North, to Jezzine in the
South, and the hillsides of the Bekaa Valley in the East, these selectively
chosen vineyards embody the best terroirs the country has to offer.Winemaking
and aging occur in a winery above which rests the Seigniorial House. Located on
the hills of Batroun, this 17th century bastion of regional heritage presides
over a contemporary winery with sustainability at its core. It unites the
Earthâ€™s resources to give birth to wines that reveal the secret that lies