2010 La Sirene de Giscours Ex-Chateau 2021

Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
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REVIEWS

JS 92 WS 91
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, February 2013

Aromas of jam and sweet dark fruits. Mint too. Full body, with velvety tannins and plenty of ripe fruit. Long and caressing finish. Second wine of Giscours. Better in 2016.
WS 91

Wine Spectator, March 2013

Shows good density but stays defined, with lilac and iron notes lending cut to the core of plum, cassis and loganberry fruit. Reveals a tarry edge on the finish, but remains racy and fresh overall, with the iron note...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2010
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2010 La Sirene de Giscours Ex-Chateau 2021 is a Bordeaux Blend produced by La Sirene de Giscours in the Margaux sub-region of Bordeaux, France. This red wine, sealed with a cork, boasts an alcohol content of 14.0%.

James Suckling, a renowned wine critic, reviewed this wine in February 2013, giving it an impressive score of 92. He describes the wine as having "aromas of jam and sweet dark fruits" with a hint of mint. Suckling notes that the wine has a full body and "velvety tannins," along with "plenty of ripe fruit." He praises its "long and caressing finish" and suggests that while it is the second wine of Giscours, it will be "better in 2016."

Wine Spectator also reviewed this wine in March 2013, awarding it a score of 91. The publication's review highlights the wine's good density while maintaining definition, with "lilac and iron notes lending cut to the core of plum, cassis and loganberry fruit." The review mentions a "tarry edge on the finish," but emphasizes that the wine remains "racy and fresh overall," with the iron note ultimately prevailing. Wine Spectator recommends drinking this wine from now through 2022.

The 2010 vintage is known for its exceptional quality in Bordeaux, and the La Sirene de Giscours Ex-Chateau 2021 lives up to this reputation. The wine's combination of ripe fruit flavors, velvety tannins, and a balanced finish make it a noteworthy choice for Bordeaux enthusiasts.

Overall, the 2010 La Sirene de Giscours Ex-Chateau 2021 is a well-regarded Bordeaux Blend that has received excellent reviews from prominent wine critics. Its complex flavor profile and promising aging potential make it a compelling option for wine collectors and casual drinkers alike.