A gateway to Lebanese wine: Hochar Père et Fils 2015

by  |  22-04-2019

There are random appearances of Château Musar’s “Grand Vin” at a wine and liquor shop in the Duty Free of Stansted Airport which seem to be dictated by the laws of chaos. The temptation has always been ripe to pick one up as the price is generally quite good, but I never have for two reasons. The first and most typical is that I’m running to catch a flight given that every expensive second of my time in London is squeezed to the maximum. But the second and probably more reasonable hesitation is that Musar’s main wine needs many years of aging and when I see something like a 2005 sitting there, upright on the shelf, I have to think, “Where has that been sitting for the last decade plus?” This is why their Hochar Père et Fils red offers up a lovely alternative. While some may (erroneously) dismiss it […]
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