Bouquet of dark fruits, cassis with whiffs of smoke, lead pencil and earth. On the palate, more bold black and red fruits with a distinct, dense meatiness and gamey flavours submerged under its ripe tannins and acid backbone. A lovely, lengthy finish.
Phélan-Ségur is a Cru Bourgeois property which was established by Irishman Bernard Phelan in in the early nineteenth century. The estate was bought by by Xavier Gardinier in 1985 and is now run by his sons, Thierry and Laurent.
Phélan-Ségur’s wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (30%) and Cabernet Franc (10%), matured in oak barriques (30% new) for 15 months. It can typically can age up to 15 years.
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