Chateau Oumsiyat Obeidy


Grape: Obeidy

Country: Lebanon

Region: Bekaa Valley

Body: Light-Med

Abv: 12.5%

Size: 75cl

Lebanon's Chateau Oumsiyat uses hand harvested Obeidy grapes, a native variety, from their Bekaa Valley vineyard at an altitude of 1000m, with calcareous-clay soils. An extended ripening period, concentrates flavours and aromas and a touch of Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier rounds the blend. Grapes are gently pressed each type vinified separately. Fermented in stainless steel with no malolactic.

The skillful blending gives Obeidy prominence for a creamy textured wine with flavours of honey and lemon. This is beautifully balanced by the Sauvignon Blanc’s crisp vivacity and citrus tones, while the Viognier complements with heady, peachy and floral aromatics. A unique and complex blend. Try with stuffed vine leaves, chicken salad or fried chicken and coleslaw, or grilled halloumi. 

Passion and heritage has been passed down through the Bou Sleiman family for four generations. They blend respect for local tradition with modern techniques to craft contemporary wines, often a fusion of Old World and New World. The grapes are grown in the 78 hectare vineyard, situated at over 1,000 metres elevation in the beautiful Bekaa Valley. The altitude, microclimate and soils combine in this ancient terroir to produce fresh wines with a very Mediterranean feel.

Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians

Sub Type: White
Grape: Obeidy 92% Sauvignon Blanc 4% Viognier 4%
Country: Lebanon
Region: Bekaa Valley
Tasting Notes:

A creamy textured wine with flavours of honey and lemon balanced by Sauvignon's crisp vivacity and citrus tones, with Viognier peachy and floral aromatics. A unique and complex blend.

Appearance: Lemon
Body: Light-Med
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Unoaked
ABV: 12.5%
Vintage: 2018
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: Vegetarian|Vegan
Food Match: Chicken|Salad|Mediterranean
Producer: Chateau Oumsiyat

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