CHATEAU KEFRAYA, AMPHORA 2018 75 Cl
Amphora is the first Lebanese wine made in clay jars to be released.
Vinification in tanks and in 3-year-old open oak barrels, with a maceration period ranging from 10 to 12 days. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature of 20/22°C, followed by malolactic fermentation. No use of wood shavings.
|Nose||The first nose is surprisingly rich, combining finesse and complexity. It offers notes of sandalwood, cold smoke, curry, leather and ras el hanout. The second nose offers more pronounced notes of violets, gooseberry and notes that recall forest vegetation. With aeration it evolves towards complex empyreumatic notes punctuated by notes of red fruits with syrup and notes of pepper of Jamaica.|
|Palate||The attack is smooth and generous. On the palate, the wine is delicious and balanced. The tannins are silky and elegant. The mouth is accompanied by spicy notes, bitter almonds, black cherries, incense and quince. The palate is rich and amazing, unveiling unique flavors. The finish is persistent, leaving room for fruit and cinnamon.|
|Finish||Long and elegant.|