Wine Chateau Siran, Margaux AOC Cru Bourgeois, 2012
Wine of deep, dense ruby color.
The wine has a soft, rounded berry flavor with well-structured tannins and mineral freshness, rich chocolate and oak notes.
In the wine aroma composition is dominated by intense notes of berries: blueberries, raspberries, currants, complemented by hints of dried herbs, spices and tobacco.
Wine will serve a great addition to meat dishes, hot, cold meats, cheeses, venison.
"Chateau Siran" - a classic for appellasona Margaux wine that combines power and elegance, the perfect balance between fruitiness, tannins and acidity. It embodies the "golden mean" between the thin silky feminine and masculine clean power. Rather high percentage of Petit Verdot in the blend of wine provides a wealth of spicy notes on the palate and the finish that enhances the uniqueness of its bouquet. Created under the guidance of the great oenologist Denis Dyuburde, "Chateau Siran" is charming in his youth and surprises with its complexity over time, having the opportunity to develop in the bottle long 15-20 years.
Blend wine consists of several grape varieties, which share a part of "Chateau Siran" varies from year to year. In 2010, a blend of wine is made up of 39% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc and 13% Petit Verdot. Crop harvested by hand at the time of reaching the optimal maturity berries 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. In vintage 2010 reflected the classic French style with clean berry notes.
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!