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Domaine de Bargylus White

RM216.0

Bargylus White, a unconventional blend of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, elegantly combines strength & refinement it has a strong color, the range of aroma is perceivable through the fresh fruit & minerality that translates the very shingly soil. The balance between sweetness, that comes with sunniness and the grapes, full maturity, and salinity that comes with limestone, allows Bargylus to convey a strong soil identity and an inimitable taste. Fading yellow with light green reflections. The noses expresses exotic fruit aromas of papaya and lemon with a touch of saltiness as well. On the pallet the wine is very elegant, round, keeping a lot of freshness due to a good acidity – bringing great ageing potential.

Started in 2003 by the Saade Family (from Chateau Marsyas in neighboring Lebanon), the Domaine de Bargylus is one of the few running wineries in war-torn Syria. The Bargylus estate is precisely located near Deir Touma, literally translated as the ‘convent of Thomas’, not far from the archaeological vestiges of the crusading era and the illustrious Saladin. Typically Mediterranean in style, Bargylus elegantly combines strength and refinement: it has a strong color, the range of aroma is perceivable through the fresh fruit and minerality that translates the very shingly soil. The balance between sweetness, that comes with sunniness and the grapes, full maturity, and salinity that comes with limestone, allows Bargylus to convey a strong soil identity and an inimitable taste.

Crafted from organically-grown grapes

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Description

The Bargylus estate is precisely located near Deir Touma, literally translated as the “convent of Thomas”, not far from the archaeological vestiges of the crusading era and the illustrious Saladin.

Typically Mediterranean in style, Bargylus elegantly combines strength and refinement: it has a strong color, the range of aroma is perceivable through the fresh fruit and minerality that translates the very shingly soil. The balance between sweetness, that comes with sunniness and the grapes’ full maturity, and salinity that comes with limestone, allows Bargylus to convey a strong soil identity and an inimitable taste.

Cited by Pliny the Elder, Mount-Bargylus, known today as Jebel Al-Ansariye, spreads from the Orontes Valley near the ancient city of Antioch to the Eleutherus Valley in the south of ancient Emesa. Located in the hinterland of the modern Syrian city of Latakia and the Canaanite metropolis of Ugarit, the slopes of Mount-Bargylus were richly covered with vines during the Greco-roman era.

Making wine in Syria is a real challenge given the lack of wine culture and infrastructure. The task became more difficult with the breaking out of the war in Syria. The Saade brothers have been unable to visit the estate since the beginning of the conflict. Beside the obvious security problems, Bargylus is also facing a logistical hassle: Harvesting is done over the phone by the two brothers. Grape samples are sent by taxi for tasting in Beirut in order to determine the harvesting dates for each parcel.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Alcohol Level

Bottle Size

750ml

Brand

Domaine de Bargylus

Country

Syria

Region

Latakia

Grape Variety

Chardonnay & blends

Family

White wine

Vintage

2014

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