Although a relative newcomer to the Lebanese wine scene, Domaine Wardy has quickly stimulated a great deal of international interest by focusing on creating bold expressions using well known varietals.
The estate’s origins are arak based. The firm began distilling in 1891 and today still produces one of the country’s best examples. The first of its vines for wine were planted in 1989 after a need to diversify was identified, and the first vintage was the 1996.
Experimentation and innovation are hallmarks of the Wardy family, and a wide range of grape varietals have been planted with a view to discovering where the best potential lies. The Private Selection comes from a range of low yielding vineyards on terraces as high as 1400 metres above Zahle.