Wine Sichel, Chateau Saint-Hilaire, Medoc AOC, 2010
The wine is elegant dark red color.
The taste of wine, spacious and powerful, with lovely ripe tannins without roughness, wonderful fruit notes, creamy texture and a long finish.
Intense and fresh aroma of the wine is filled with tones of red and black fruit, accented with elegant woody nuances.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, roast chicken, pies, sausages, cheeses.
Vineyards Chateau Saint-Hilaire with views of the Gironde estuary were broken in 1982 on deep gravel soils. The owners of Chateau gradually expand the boundaries of the vineyards, taking in due course mounds in neighboring municipalities. Today, the area of land of 30 hectares of the Chateau. Excellent terroir and vines of advanced age (30 years) make it possible to produce subtle and elegant wines in a typical Medoc appellasona style. After the revision of the classification of the 2003 vineyard Chateau it was given the status of Cru Bourgeois.
The grapes for making wine "Chateau Saint-Hilaire", collected in an optimal degree of ripeness, are vinified separately according to the variety, quality and geographical origin. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, equipped with electronically controlled heat. Cap wort goes down every day. Subsequent maceration lasts an average of 21 days. Assemblyazh held under the supervision of oenologist Eric Buss. Certain proportions assemblyazha determined after careful tasting of the various parties of the young wine. After assembling the blend is aged for a year (since December) in French oak barrels, a third of which are updated annually. Vintage 2010 has a very good potential for storage, it is recommended not to open until 2014.
Red wine "Chateau Saint-Hilaire" in 2010 was awarded a gold medal at the "Concours de Bordeaux, 2012" and a gold medal at the "Concours Régional des Vins d'Aquitaine de Bordeaux".
Sichel company was founded in 1883 when the family moved to Sishel Bordeaux, and decided to take her head negotsiantskim business (before the family traveled a lot around Europe). Great-grandson of the founder, the Englishman Peter Sishel arrived in Bordeaux in 1960, and 12 years later, in 1972, was elected President of the Association of Wine Merchants Bordeaux. Finally, Peter is based 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 were made significant investments of his father - Alan 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 because of its strategy of combining tradition and modern technology.
The main principles on which is built the whole activity of the company Sishel are:
• controls at every stage of wine making, to ensure the highest quality;
• profound knowledge of the market, so as to better meet the needs of the buyer;
• impeccable service;
• motivation and encouragement of employees.
Currently the company is run by Peter's sons, who support the family tradition Sishel successfully introduce new technologies and produce wines of consistently high quality.