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Saratoga Wine Exchange USD 62.94 750ml

Château Phélan Ségur Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

"Aromas of blueberries and spices with hints of licorice too. Full body with firm tannins and a chewy finish. Extremely well-integrated. Beautiful. One of the best ever from here. ...93" JamesSuckling.com 02/13 "Fleshy and inviting, with bittersweet cocoa, roasted tobacco, black currant preserve and warm fig sauce notes all defined and well-supported by dusty tannins...90-93 (BT)" WS Web Only 2011 "A dense purple color along with rich minerality and sweet notes of boysenberries and raspberries are found in this 2010. The irrepressible Michel Rolland (the winemaking consultant at Phelan-Segur) has fashioned an impressively pure, deep, classic St.-Estephe with a supple personality as well as robust tannins...89-91" WA 05/11 "This has a light, attractive bouquet of blackberry, raspberry leaf and cedar – well defined and quite feminine for Phelan. The palate does not quite live up to the nose with dusty tannins, sandalwood and a touch of liquorice, yet it remains nicely composed towards the finish...90" Neil Martin's Wine Journal WA 02/13

Château Phélan-ségur:
At the begining of the 19th century Irishman Bernard Phelan bought the two vineyards of Clos de Caramay and Segur de Cabanac and founded the modern estate.The Gardinier family [www.gardinier.com] took over in 1985 and undertook a programe of renovations but sold up to a Belgian investor Philippe van de Vyere in 2017. This is a Cru Bourgeois estate of 70 hectares making three wines,the grande ... Read more
At the begining of the 19th century Irishman Bernard Phelan bought the two vineyards of Clos de Caramay and Segur de Cabanac and founded the modern estate.The Gardinier family [www.gardinier.com] took over in 1985 and undertook a programe of renovations but sold up to a Belgian investor Philippe van de Vyere in 2017. This is a Cru Bourgeois estate of 70 hectares making three wines,the grande wine,a second wine called Frank Phelan,and a merlot dominated cuvee called La Croix Bonis. Michel Roland is the consultant. Read less

External Reviews for Château Phélan Ségur Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/16/2011

51% cabernet sauvignon, 49% merlot. With an average age of 35 years, the vines are planted on gravel and clay soils with 40 hl/ha. Classic cabernet sauvignon aromas of blackberry dominate the nose, along with secondary notes of fresh turned earth, ba... Andy Frieden. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Phelan-Segur 6000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/01/2013

Fleshy and inviting, with bittersweet cocoa, roasted tobacco, black currant preserve and warm fig sauce notes all defined and well-supported by dusty tannins. -J.M. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Phelan-Segur 6000ml



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"Aromas of blueberries and spices with hints of licorice too. Full body with firm tannins and a chewy finish. Extremely well-integrated. Beautiful. One of the best ever from here. ...93" JamesSuckling.com 02/13 "Fleshy and inviting, with bittersweet cocoa, roasted tobacco, black currant preserve and warm fig sauce notes all defined and well-supported by dusty tannins...90-93 (BT)" WS Web Only 2011 "A dense purple color along with rich minerality and sweet notes of boysenberries and raspberries are found in this 2010. The irrepressible Michel Rolland (the winemaking consultant at Phelan-Segur) has fashioned an impressively pure, deep, classic St.-Estephe with a supple personality as well as robust tannins...89-91" WA 05/11 "This has a light, attractive bouquet of blackberry, raspberry leaf and cedar – well defined and quite feminine for Phelan. The palate does not quite live up to the nose with dusty tannins, sandalwood and a touch of liquorice, yet it remains nicely composed towards the finish...90" Neil Martin's Wine Journal WA 02/13

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