Sauternes, Maison Sichel

Sauternes, Maison Sichel

Region
Sauternes AC, Bordeaux, France
Vintage:
2016
Producer:
Maison Sichel
Grapes:
Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscadelle
Wine Description:

An exceptional Sauterne of outstanding value from the Sichel family. A blend of 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon Blanc from 50 year old vines where Botrytis is encouraged to dehydrate the grapes. This Sauterne has been aged for 10 to 12 months.

Tasting Note:

A nose of dried apricot, graoefuit and citrus. The palate is fresh with expertly balanced acidty, citrus peel and honey.

Producer Description

Maison Sichel is a Bordeaux based, family owned and run negociant of six generations. The Sichel family have been a sugnificant prescence in Bordeaux since 1883 and have continued to expand operations by purchasing several properties in Bordeaux including Chateau Angludet and Chateau Argaden. The Sichel family also joined with three other family in 1938 to purchase the now legendary Chateau Palmer. Maison Sichel continued to expand their operations outside of Bordeaux with Chateau Trillol in Corbieres and have several high quality own label wines such as the Sichel Sauternes and the Sichel Margaux.

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