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Marquis des Beys White

23,46 inc. VAT

GRAPES: Chardonnay (100%).

This 100% Chardonnay wine reflects the abundance of sunshine that is typical of Lebanon’s climate. The elegant yet somewhat evolved nose speaks to the time this wine spends in barrel along with an increased density and richness on the palate.

Serving: Marquis des Beys White is best served chilled at a temperature between 8°C to 10°C (46°F to 50°F).

Pairing: The Marquis des Beys White pairs well with a variety of dishes, including grilled fish or poultry, seafood pasta, creamy mushroom risotto, and roasted chicken. It also goes well with hard cheeses such as aged cheddar or Gouda. The wine’s richness and density complement the creaminess of the dishes, while its acidity balances out the flavors.

Tasting note: On the nose, the Marquis des Beys White is elegant and somewhat evolved, reflecting the time it spends in barrel. On the palate, there is an increased density and richness, with flavors of ripe fruits and subtle oak notes. The wine has a good balance of acidity and alcohol, making it a great pairing for rich seafood dishes or creamy poultry dishes.

Size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

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Description

he Marquis des Beys White from Domaine des Tourelles is a 100% Chardonnay wine with vineyards located in the Western Bekaa at an altitude of 1,050 m above sea level.

The soil is gravelous and limestone, with clay subsoils, and the vines are dry farmed with a density of 3,500 vines/ha and an age of 20-25 years.
The harvest is 100% manual with intensive selection in the vineyards, and the wine is fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks for 10 days with no malolactic fermentation.
The wine is aged in oak barrels (1/2 new, 1/2 first use) for 8 months, and the alcoholic strength is 13% vol.

 

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