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    3 382
  • Producer ranking ?

    4
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    from 2020
  • Food Pairing

    Lamb shanks with roasted vegetables

The Story

The Grand Vin of Château Phélan Ségur comes from this magnificent terroir of Saint-Estèphe where power dominates. Strengthened by its origins, Château Phélan Ségur has created its identity based on elegance and finesse. With a certain restraint and great precision, it reveals the purity of the fruit, the accuracy of its structure, the silkiness of its tannins, all with a natural freshness. After long ageing, it reveals a bouquet of a rare complexity, the oak harmoniously integrated. This subtle and authentic balance creates an intense emotion. Château Phélan Ségur is known for its potential to age over several decades.

 

An old vintage opens new aromatic horizons with an unexpected richness: the warmth of spices, the generosity of ripe fruits and the nobility of leather. Its texture is refined, its power is calmed. This fullness is a testimony to the passage of time and this blossoming is the reward of astute patience. Exceptional vintages born of the generosity of Nature transcended by the talent of man. Beyond these undisputed landmarks, there are vintages dear to the Gardinier family and the team at the Château. They are witnesses to the life of the property and the expression of great emotions.

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Vintage 2014

A new vat room with small volumes of 40 to 60 hectolitres allowed extension of the selection work started in the vineyard. Precision viticulture was carried out through, among others, an approach to the vigour of the vine.

The 2014 blend was very strongly influenced by Cabernet Sauvignon (64%).

James Molesworth wrote in the Wine Spectator in 2015 : “This is alluring, with a velvety feel to the crushed plum and black currant fruit, while perfumy hints of espresso and singed sandalwood line the finish. Presents a pleasant loamy tug.”    Score: 90-93

The 30th Marathon du Médoc passed through Château Phélan Ségur.

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Tasted in April 2016. It displayed great acidity and complexity, strong structure, splendid length and meaty finish. Very focused wine.
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Dark purple red with violet hue ans almost black centre. Flavourful nose with blackberries and blackcurrants, mulberries, hints of chocolate and vanilla, gingerbread spices. On the palate well structured with succulent fruit and fine tannins, good weight and length.
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Origin

Saint-Estéphe, Bordeaux

Glass Time

2h

Drinking Temperature

17C

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 Izak Litwar / The most important Scandinavian Bordeaux Critic, Pro (Denmark)  tasted  Château Phelan-Segur 2014  ( Château Phelan-Segur )

"Tasted in April 2016. It displayed great acidity and complexity, strong structure, splendid length and meaty finish. Very focused wine."

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Phelan-Segur 2014  ( Château Phelan-Segur )

"Dark purple red with violet hue ans almost black centre. Flavourful nose with blackberries and blackcurrants, mulberries, hints of chocolate and vanilla, gingerbread spices. On the palate well structured with succulent fruit and fine tannins, good weight and length."

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