Wine Sichel, Bordeaux, 2011, 375 ml
Wine pale golden color.
Elegant dry taste wines emphasize refreshing tone minerals.
Exquisite aroma of the wine is filled with fruit and citrus tones.
The wine is recommended as an aperitif, served with fish and poultry.
Bordeaux is the wine region of France, whose area reaches 123 thousand. Hectares. Bordeaux wine set the tone for the global wine market, a huge palette of the great wines of Bordeaux is worthy ornament of the most exquisite and expensive wallpaper!
For "Sichel" Bordeaux used grapes grown in the municipality of Canton de Saint-Macaire. Here on 19 acres of clay-limestone soils on the slopes of the right bank of the Garonne River in Entre-De-Mer planted white varieties Semillon and Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is 25 years. Density of planting - 3,500 to 4,500 plants per hectare. Varieties are vinified separately. Sauvignon for maximum extraction of aromas before fermentation is subjected to cold maceration of the skin, which lasts 18 hours. Then, grapes are pressed using a pneumatic press. Semillon immediately pressed. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats for 6 days at a temperature which does not exceed 18 ° C. The wine is aged for several months on the lees in French oak barriques, which gives it a unique flavor balance. The wine is filtered before bottling.
Company Sichel (Sishel) was founded back in 1883, when the family moved to Bordeaux Sishel, and decided to take her head negotsiantskim business (before the family traveled a lot throughout Europe).
Great-grandson of the founder, the Englishman Peter Sishel, arrived in Bordeaux in 1960 and 12 years later he was elected President of the Association of Wine Merchants Bordeaux in 1972. Finally, Peter founded in Bordeaux after meeting with his wife Diane. One of the important achievements of Peter was the restoration of the old estates in Margaux, Chateau d'Angludet, acquired in 1961. In addition, he was a major shareholder of Chateau Palmer , in which in 1938 made considerable investment by his father - Allan Sishelem and three other families. Peter gained fame as one of the most respected people in Bordeaux; in fact, he was one of the first wine merchant, who became the winemaker.
Now the name of Peter Sishelya known around the world, primarily due to its strategy of combining tradition and modern technology. The main principles on which is built the whole activity of the company Sichel as follows:
• control at every stage of wine making, to ensure the highest quality;
• Deep knowledge of the market, so as to better meet the needs of the buyer;
• impeccable service;
• motivation and encouragement of employees.
At the moment, the company is run by Peter's sons, who support the family tradition Sishel successfully introduce new technologies and produce consistently high-quality wine.