LE­BANESE Wines to try

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You may need to visit a well-stocked wine shop to find them, but Le­banese wines—a mix of Old World grapes and na­tive va­ri­eties—are worth seek­ing out.

Château Ksara, Réserve du Cou­vent, Bekaa Val­ley, 2016

($15) A full-bod­ied blend of syrah, caber­net sau­vi­gnon and caber­net franc.

Do­maine des Tourelles, Vieilles Vignes (Old Vines) Cin­sault, 2016

($18) A lighter-bod­ied red made from a grape con­sid­ered the fu­ture of Le­banese wine.

Chateau Musar White, 2007

($50) An iconic Le­banese wine; na­tive white grapes obaideh and mer­wah lend cit­rus and honey notes.

STEWED OKRA P.82 FREEKEH WITH GRIED VEG­ETA­BLES P.82 CHICK­PEAS WITH GAR­LICKY YO­GURT & TOASTED PITA P.87

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