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Merweh & Obeideh Vieilles Vignes

  • Producer: Domaine des Tourelles 
  • Winemaker: Faouzi Issa 
  • Country of Origin: Lebanon 
  • Region of Origin: Northern Lebanon and Bekaa Valley 
  • Style: Still dry White 
  • Grape varieties: 50%Merweh, 50% Obeideh 
  • Body: Light 
  • Vintage: 2020 
  • ABV: 11% 
  • Drinking window: 2021-2029
  • Closure Type: Cork


Vineyard Information

– Location: Bsharreh mountains at the foothills of the millenial cedars (Merweh) and the hills of Zahle (obeideh)

– Soil: Clay and limestone

– Altitude: 1400m (Merweh); Zahle hills (1100 meters)

– Trellising System: bush vines (Merweh), Pergola (Obeideh)

– Year the vines were planted: first half of the 19th century (Merweh), 1970s (Obeideh)

– Agricultural method: Organic non-certified


Winemaking process

– Harvest: end of Spetember (Obeideh), October (Merweh)

– 100% manually with intensive selection in 20kg boxes. Merweh vineyards: several rounds are needed to obtain perfect ripeness.

– pre-ferementation maceration of 24 hours

– Fermentation vessel: stainless steel with indigenous yeasts

– Ageing apparatus: kept a few months in stainless steel tanks after belnding