Red

MD Excellence 2016

In 1923, a domain of 3000 ha vineyard is planted on sand and schists soil in the region of Benslimane, 50km Northeast of Casablanca. Three years later, a winery in the purest architectural style of North Africa is built. The winemaking adventure of the Domain Ouled Thaleb started with as first vintage wine: 1927. It remains the oldest winery in activity in Morocco today.

Vineyard

Parcel Selection Harvested, vinified by Thalvin - Domaine des Ouled Thaleb Manual Harvest

Soil

Tirss & Red Clay Irrigated vines

Appelation

AOG Zenata

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon - Syrah

Vinifcation & Ageing

Ageing in new french oak barrels for 1/3 plus 6 months Cellar Ageing in bottles

Tasting Notes

Rubis violet core with purple rim. The nose is deep, rich and complex with black berries fruits, moka, coffee and a hint of vanilla. On the palate, nice tannins, smooth and rich with great lenght. A classic in the Moroccan wines style.

Food & Wines Pairing

Lamb cuttlets with almonds and long beans, great Tbone with salad or salted potatoes or Chocolat fondant.