Chateau-Siran Margaux 2016 - Stirling Fine Wines
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Chateau-Siran Margaux 2016
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Chateau-Siran Margaux 2016

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750ml
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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, Margaux
Brand Chateau-Siran
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Produced from soils made up of a deep layer of gravel, the wines of Siran are typical of the great Margaux growths. 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. Made from a subtle blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, Château Siran generally expresses finesse, femininity and silkiness rather than the raw power and virility of some Médoc wines. The high percentage of Petit Verdot, which can be as much as 15% of the final blend in some years, brings a spicy finish which enhances the unique character of the wines of Château Siran. Château Siran displays charm when young but is also a wine of very long ageing potential. Wine enthusiasts particularly appreciate the complexity of its aromas that it develops over time.
Wine Enthusiast
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Now with more Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend than in the past, this wine has elegant black-currant fruits and tannins allied to a lift of acidity. Showing the continued improvements at this southern Margaux estate, the wine is joyful and ripe. Drink from 2025.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2019
Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Siran has a deep garnet-purple color and nose of cassis and chocolate-covered cherries with wafts of black soil, licorice and violets. The medium-bodied palate is lively with grainy tannins and a good fruit core.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, November 30, 2018
Wine Spectator
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The frame of sandalwood dust and singed cedar gives this a slightly restrained feel for now, though the core of bitter plum, black cherry and lilac notes is solidly built. The sandalwood edge holds sway on the finish, keeping this slightly austere for now. Cellaring should let this wine's charms emerge fully. Best from 2022 through 2032. 7,500 cases made.

James Molesworth, 2019