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Chateau SIRAN Margaux 2014

Wine Region: Bordeaux - France

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

Tasting notes: Both powerful and delicate, they express the perfect balance between tannin, fruit and acidity. They are long-ageing wines, which over time develop sweetness on the palate, giving a characteristic silky and velvety mouth-feel.

About the Winery:
Chateau Siran is an important Margaux estate that was once owned by the painter Toulouse-Lautrec`s great-grandmother. Siran is located in the far south of the Margaux appellation in the commune of Labarde. Siran has 25 hectares of vineyards which are very well-sited on a high gravel ridge. They are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (41%), Merlot (46%), Petit Verdot (12%) and Cabernet Franc (1%). The grapes are fermented in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks and the wine is then aged in small oak barrels (35% new) for 12-15 months. Siran's wines are typically classic and elegant in character, displaying good ripeness of fruit, with hints of vanilla buttressed by smooth and almost seamless tannins.Advised since 2004 by the wine-making consultancy teams of Professor Denis Dubourdieu.

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