IxsirEl Ixsir Red 2015Product code: 7627
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Ixsir El Ixsir Red is a Lebanese wine that encompasses a seamless blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes offering an engagingly vigorous and full palate. The wine emanates an exquisite aroma of dark berries and plum alongside a pleasant undercurrent of vanilla and oak. Infused with rich, velvety tannins and deep colour, El Ixsir Red has an intense flavour, expertly balancing sweetness and acidity. Its age-worthy properties and full-bodied character make it an excellent accompaniment to robust meat dishes. Aged in French oak barrels, this undoubtedly sophisticated vintage brings a tasteful opulence to any occasion.
A deep purple-ruby color. Nice complexity of aromas with red fruits, blackberry liqueur, touches of incense, and notes of mint and cedar sap. The palate a continuation of the nose, suave and intense, with a nice mineral tension characteristic of great limestone terroirs. A fresh finish and an extended length which reveals a great aging aptitude
About the Winery
Perched atop the hills of Batroun, Lebanon, lies the distinctive Ixsir Winery. Referenced by various international wine connoisseurs, Ixsir Winery's remarkable reputation extends far beyond the borders of the Mediterranean.
Ixsir handcrafts a broad selection of wines boasting of impeccable quality. Each bottle tells a unique story, reflecting a blend of indigenous and noble grapes. These wines are a tasteful representation of the intricate terroirs of Lebanese soils. From steep terraces to northern-facing vineyards, the diverse climate and topography allow for the growth of exquisite grapes with distinct flavours.
The winery is named after "Iksir," an Arabic word for "Elixir". The creators of Ixsir aim to encapsulate the essence of life's purest pleasures in every single bottle. No matter the occasion, they offer wines that are just perfect for enlivening the senses, enhancing the mood, or simply indulging in a gastronomic experience.
Ixsir Winery was born out of a vision to re-establish historic vineyards, continuing the region's 5,000-year wine-making tradition. The winery is more than just a place where grapes are crushed; it's a testament to the country's deep connection with viticulture. Their respect for the Lebanese land and their commitment to ecologically friendly practices have earned them a Gold Green certificate for their sustainable infrastructure.
What sets Ixsir apart is their seamless fusion of tradition, innovation, and sustainability. From the way the grapes are grown to the way the wine is served, every detail is purposefully considered: making the winery a destination of choice for discerning wine lovers around the world.
In the heart of the winery, nested within a 17th-century traditional Lebanese house is the wine-tasting room, providing the perfect setting to indulge in the richness of Ixsir's offerings. Every sip of Ixsir wine is an invitation, compelling one to experience the best of Lebanon, a journey as delightful as the destination. So, next time you're in Lebanon be sure to visit the illustrious Ixsir Winery.