|2014 Plaisir du Vin, Château Heritage, Bekaa Valley
£13 inc VAT a bottle
N.B. This is 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, the rest Syrah and Cinsault. And I think this will keep a couple of years...if you can keep your corkscrew sheathed, that is.
"The warmth of the Bekaa wraps itself around the nose of the taster, the scent coming across like a liqueur of orange-and-plum, slightly chocolaty fruit and adds a very domestic strawberry note later on. The palate up front is plush and full of rich sunshine-soaked fruit. But the whole effect comes into focus with a sudden lift of freshness and grip and tannin that adds welcome structure. I think Musar lovers will enjoy this enormously."