Wine Sichel, Chateau Devise d'Ardilley, Haut-Medoc AOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase Sichel, Chateau Devise d'Ardilley, Haut-Medoc AOC, 2010
The wine has beautiful dark garnet color.
The wine has a rich, concentrated, smooth, slightly sweet taste with harmonious tannins. The finish is elegant, long.
Generous aroma of the wine reveals hints of red fruits, spices and toast.
The wine goes well with beef dishes, roasted meat, chicken, potato gratin, risotto, rice and vegetables.
Chateau motto d'Ardille - a modern winery with vineyards located in the hills on soils with a clay content of limestone. It uses modern methods of cultivation of grapes, putting best efforts to obtain high-quality and healthy berries. Harvesting is carried out not only by hand, but with the assistance of machines. Vinification takes place at a constant temperature mode. Fermentation is carried out to traditional methods, but with the use of some innovations: cold maceration, concentration by reverse osmosis and mikrooksigenatsiya. Wine is aged one year, using only the barrels of French oak, one third of which - new.
Sichel company was founded back in 1883, when the family moved to Sishel Bordeaux, 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, in 1972, was elected President of the Association of Wine Merchants Bordeaux. 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 - 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 due to its strategy of combining tradition and modern technology.
The main principles on which is built the whole activity of the company Sishel are:
• 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.