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Domaine des Tourelles Rouge

  • Producer: Domaine des Tourelles 
  • Winemaker: Faouzi Issa 
  • Country of Origin: Lebanon 
  • Region of Origin: Bekaa, Chtaura 
  • Style: Still dry Red 
  • Grape varieties: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Carignan 
  • Body: Full 
  • Vintage: 2020 
  • ABV: 14% 
  • Drinking window: 2023-2030
  • Closure Type: Cork

 

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Vineyard Information

– Location: West Bekaa Valley

– Soil: Clay and limestone

– Altitude: 1050m

– Trellising System: bush vines

– Year the vines were planted: 2000~2005

– Agricultural method: Organic non-certified

 

Winemaking process

– Harvest: September

– 100% manually with intensive selection in 20kg boxes.

– Fermentation vessel: 150-year-old concrete vats

– Fermented with indigenous yeasts, then followed by malolactic fermentation

– Ageing apparatus: 16 months in old concrete vats after blending

Ratings

Vinalies Internationales 2012:Gold medal (2009 vintage)

International Wine Challenge 2018:Gold medal + Lebanese Wine TROPHY (2014 vintage)

Ratings

92 Pts. Derek Smedley(Master of Wine) (2010 vintage)