Dar Richi – Hanan 2018
Minimum Intervention Red Wine
About the winemaker: Abdullah Richi is a Syrian refugee living and making wines in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. His dream is to return to Syria one day and make wines there. Terra Sancta can’t wait to support him in this vision.
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Malbec (29%), Sangiovese (11%)
Yield: 15hL / Ha
Region: Bousit – North Lebanon (800m)
Alcohol Content: 14%
Residual Sugar: 0 g/L
PH Level: 3.4
SO2: 19 PPM
Winemaking: Picked at the beginning of September and destemmed into stainless tanks, the wine is fermented for 10 days at 25 degrees celsius and racked off skins. The wines go through Malolactic Fermentation naturally, they are racked twice before being bottled in late spring.
Best Opened: Best to open at 18 degrees celsius as one would a red wine