Château Phélan Ségur Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2008
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Aromatisches Schwarzkirschen- und Kaffeebouquet, nobel und delikat, mittlerer Druck. Saftiger, eleganter Gaumen, sehr geschmeidige, angerundete Tannine, würzigen Cabernet im Extrakt zeigend.
A sleeper of the vintage, the 2008 is the finest Phelan-Segur since the 1990. It possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as loads of blueberry and cassis fruit intertwined with hints of charcoal and that unmistakable floral note that appears in m... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Phelan-Segur 750ml
51% Cabernet Sauvignon 47% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Planted on a mound of gravel the vines are an average age of almost 35 years. Showing lots of cassis and concentrated blueberry aromas on the nose. This had a certain heft to the palate weightier than the other 2008s from this AOC but it still finishes with a fair amount of new oak and medium grained tannins. Although a bit rough at first the 2008 Phelan-Segur evolves to demonstrate that it is a very modern St. Estephe. I think this still needs a year or two to come together and then I d drink from 2013-2010. Cory Gowan.