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2016 Petite Sirène de Château Giscours, Bordeaux

2016 Petite Sirène de Château Giscours, Bordeaux

2016 Petite Sirène de Château Giscours, Bordeaux

£13.95 per bottle
£13.95 per bottle
Product Code: 0116F101
  In Stock

Please note, we have now sold out of Petite Sirene. We do have other 2016 clarets available in the form of 
Ronan by Clinet and Château de Clotte. However, we won't be receiving any further shipments of Petite Sirene.

All good things must come to an end. Our best-selling claret La Petite Sirène from the winemaking team at Margaux estate, Château Giscours, has been discontinued and will no longer be available for purchase. The good news, however, is that we have one final shipment of the epic 2016, still at £13.95 a bottle. Sumptuous, warming, great-value red Bordeaux is now more vital than ever. Get it here before it's gone.

Classic Haut-Médoc: smoky, blackberry fruit and dried herbs on the nose, then voluptuous, juicy red and black fruit on a velvety palate. Which six years of age has enhanced that much more. So, if for now youve locked away (whats left of) your pricier Médocs, La Petite Sirène will be an especially welcomed reminder that a bottle of top Bordeaux drinking pleasure need not run you £20+.

The 2016 has a dense, ruby-purple colour; on the nose, smoky, dried herbal notes and bursts of red/black fruit. It is sheer velvet on the palate, showing all the voluptuous characteristics of classic Margaux and perfect to drink with all red, meaty grilled/barbecued fare now and for the next three to four years. Its no surprise, then, that so many of our customers rush to secure quantities of La Petite Sirène whenever it lands in stock. If youve yet to enjoy for yourself the supreme quality and value Château Giscours offers here, we urge you to do so before it's gone.

Critic's review:
"Now with five years under its belt, there's a gentle pink rim to the ruby colour and very attractive aromas of spiced plum compote, with some classy cedar and a depth of fruit. A very pleasing wine in the mouth too, lots of juicy plum and black cherry, firm tannins and keen cherry-skin acidity give enough bite and structure, against the suppleness of the fruit."
Tom Cannavan, Wine-Pages.com

"From a corking vintage, its effectively the 3rd wine of Château Giscours (the much-loved Third Growth from Margaux) made by the same winemaking team. A blend of 70 per cent Merlot and 30 per cent Cabernet Sauvignon, its richly flavoured and succulent with red and dark berry fruit, whispers of vanilla and spice and a long, mouth-filling finish. Its an extremely approachable entry level claret with impeccable pedigree and reassuringly accessible price. In short, it's perfect." (previous vintage).
Jonathan Ray, The Spectator

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Grape: /Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot
Region: /Bordeaux
Country: /France
ABV: /13.5%
Drink: /Now - 2028
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)
Really impressive claret with more Cabernet than often the case. Delicious. (previous vintage)
Michael - February 2021
Really lovely balanced Bordeaux drinking beautifully right now. Plenty of red and black berry fruit and little hints of earthy maturity. Refreshing lively finish. A delicious bargain. (previous vintage)
David - February 2021


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