Wine Sichel, Sauternes AOC, 2016, 375 ml
Wine golden brown.
Wine with rich flavor, very good balance and a complex structure, with notes of wood and toast in the aftertaste.
Wine with a complex and fresh aroma with notes of citrus, apricot and wood.
Served as an aperitif, but also with desserts, blue cheeses and foie gras.
Sichel Sauternes wine is made from a blend of grape varieties of Semillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle, grown in vineyards forty kilometers south-east of Bordeaux. It produces precious nectar known as the "wine of Sauternes" - one of the best white wines in the world. The average age of the vines - 50 years. The diversity of soil gives this wine its character. Grape harvest is very low, so the berries get maximum concentration of sugar. The grapes are harvested by hand in the maximum degree of maturity, pressed and placed in tanks for alcoholic fermentation at a temperature not higher than 22 ° C. Aged in oak barriques (55% of them - new) for 10-12 months. Sishel Sauternes AOC 2008 - a great sweet wine with a complex bouquet and fresh and rich taste. Ageing potential - 8-12 years.
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!
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.