Wine "Confidences de Prieure-Lichine", Margaux AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase "Confidences de Prieure-Lichine", Margaux AOC, 2016
The color of wine - dark ruby.
The wine has a generous, rich, full bodied with a soft texture and reveals a complex palette of shades of black fruit, cherry, spicy notes of licorice, the sound of which continues in a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine there is a harmonious bouquet of ripe fruit notes and berry nuances and accents of herbs and spices.
Wine matches perfectly with roasted poultry, such as partridge. It is also recommended to submit it to the tartlets with pate or hard cheeses.
"Confidences de Prieure-Lichine" is the second wine of Chateau Priyёre-Lichine. For the first time the world saw it in 1972 and created his own "Father of Wine" and the owner of the estate Alexis Lichine. Then the wine was called Chateau de Clairefontaine and only later got its present name. With the French "sonfidences" translates as "secret treatment." This name has a certain meaning, as if indicating that the taste of the wine, and the secret of his creation - something special. Viniifikatsiya Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is done in the classical way. The wine is aged for 14 months in oak barrels, half of which is recycled and half - for the third time.
The origin of the castle Chateau Prieure-Lichine dates back to the sixteenth century, when the monks of the Benedictine Abbey of Vertheuil have created the vineyard Prieure. Initially focused on the cultivation of varieties, rather than the production vina.V 1951 these lands acquired author of the famous "World Encyclopedia of Wine" Alexis Lichine. Until 1999 Chateau belonged to his son. The next owner was the family Ballande, who invited for the world famous oenologist Michel Rolland. At Chateau Priyёre-Lichine except the main eponymous wines are also produced red "Confidences de Prieure-Lichine" and "Cloitre de Prieure-Lichine" and dry white wine "Blanc de Prieure-Lichine". All wines are exceptionally delicious.