Wine Chateau La Sirene de Giscours, Margaux AOC, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Chateau La Sirene de Giscours, Margaux AOC, 2008
The wine has a deep garnet color with purple hues.
Dense, powerful, but at the same time elegant, elegant wine with velvety taste and aftertaste.
In a very expressive aroma of wine in a variety of colors can be distinguished notes of dark fruit, spices, fresh herbs, licorice and wood.
The wine is excellent in combination with hot meat dishes, meat delicacies, meats and cheeses.
"La Zhiskur Sirens", 2009 - strong, dark wine with moderate acidity and abundant tannins. Vintage wine is going to create with vines by hand. Fermentation took place at a specific temperature and continuously controlled in cement reservoirs. After that, the wine was soaked for about 12 months in oak barrels. Experts recommend to use vintage 2009, from 2015 onwards.
The first written mention of Chateau Zhiskur confirming the sale of real estate, dates back to 1330 and refers to the fortified castle. Records of wine at Chateau Zhiskur its origins in 1552, when the Senor de la Bastide sold it to Pierre de Orme. Until the French Revolution belonged to the family Chateau St. Syme, then it was confiscated, and then, in 1793, it bought two Americans from Boston - John Gray and Jonathan Davis.
After that, the estate was a few owners, but with the acquisition of property banker, Count de Pescatore in 1845, who in 1847 hired Pierre Skavinski to manage the estate for Chateau began the great era. Skavinski proved a great farmer. In 1860 he invented the plow, which now bears his name, he was a pioneer in the fight against mold. Skavinski also played a major role in the development of wine Chateau Zhiskur and they occupied prestigious positions in the rankings. Pierre led Skavinski estate for over 50 years, including the time when the owner of the Chateau was the family Kruse (this period is marked as one of the most successful in the history of the estate). Kruse family sold the estate in 1913. This was followed by a long and difficult years. In 1954 the estate was purchased by Nicolas Tari, a famous winemaker Algeria, which has restored and expanded the vineyards of Chateau, making the estate is very productive.
In 1995, Château Giscours was bought by Eric Albada Zhelzhersma. Thanks to the efforts of Eric, wine Chateau Zhiskur gained popularity and became one of the best Bordeaux wines. Today the vineyards are located in the Chateau three wineries zones appellasona Margo: Kantenak, Labard and Arzak. Features local soils can produce wines that have the softness and elegance. Manufacturing technology of wine Chateau Zhiskur made in accordance with the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization issued an au pair in January 2001, which guarantees their consistently high quality.