Domaine de Bargylus Rouge 2010, Latakia, Syria (750ml)
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|| Grapes:||60% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot|
|| Type:Â||Dry Red|
|| Alc.:||- %|
| Wine Spectator: "Wines of war: pioneering winemakers in Lebanon and Syria (2014)
Jancis Robinson: Bargylus, The finest wine produced in the Eastern Mediterranean (2013)
Winemaker's comment: Deep purple hue, the nose is complex with notes of spices & truffles. There is precision in the mouth with excellent balance between the integrated tannins, the elegant fruit and mineral freshness. The finish is powerful and sustained.
More on vineyard and winemaking: Vines are planted at density of 6250 vines/ha. Harvest by hand, gathering grapes in small crates, with grape sorting. Bargylus elegantly combines strength & refinement it has a strong color, the range of aroma is perceivable through the fresh fruit & minerality that translates the very shingly soil. The balance between sweetness, that comes with sunniness and the grapes™ full maturity, and salinity that comes with limestone, allows Bargylus to convey a strong soil identity and an inimitable taste.