Wine Chateau Siran, Margaux AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2009
Wine of intense dark purple color.
Sredneteloe wine has a round, clean, smooth taste amazing concentration and length, with powerful tannins and rich fruit notes.
In the spicy aroma of wine is dominated by shades of black currant, vanilla and spring flowers.
Wine will serve a great addition to meat dishes, hot, cold meats, cheeses, venison.
Blend wine consists of three grape varieties, which share a part of "Chateau Siran" varies from year to year. In 2009, a blend of wine is made up of 48% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot 7%. Unfortunately, hail May 11, 2009 damaged the part of the grapes and, consequently, reduced the volume of wine production by more than half. In 2009, a crop that is going to just hand at the time of achieving optimal ripeness berries, was an early collection began on 21 September. Harvested grapes carefully sorted and separated from the combs, then pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature. After that, the wine for 20 months kept in French oak barrels, new one-third.
Robert Parker on the vintage 2009: "This is the best" Chateau Siran "that I have ever tasted. The dense purple color. Rich black currant, spring flowers and vanilla. Taste the stunning concentration, purity, texture and length." Shito Siran " 2009 has powerful tannins combined with luxurious fruitiness. At the height of the wine will be from 2014 to 2034. "(90/100 points).
The history of the famous Chateau Siran more than one century. Chateau Sitran - one of the oldest castles in the region. The owners of Chateau Citran were related to the royal family of France. The castle was handed down for 600 years. Name "Siran" is mentioned in local chronicles relating to 1428. At the beginning of the XIX century Château Siran called in those days in September Cyran, was given to Joan, Countess de Toulouse-Lautrec, great-grandmother of a famous artist. In 1848, the Château purchased a family Miel, whose ancestors were of Irish descent, like many in Bordeaux. Great connoisseur of art, Alain Miel - current owner Chateau Siran - often organizes exhibitions in it, and since 1980 he annually hires artists to create thematic labels for wine Chateau. So, the famous Paco Rabanne developed label for the vintage 2003. It is known that under the castle built a bomb shelter withstand the explosion of the atomic bomb, which houses an impressive collection of wines - needless does not interfere!