2019 Chateau Phelan Segur, Saint-Estephe

Bordeaux,France,

£70.00

Bottle size: 75cl,
  • JR-16.5++
  • RP-94

In stock

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 team at the Château. They are witnesses to the life of the property and the expression of great emotions.

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Description

“CELLAR INFORMATION VINEYARD INFORMATION Blending : 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc.
April to June: cool temperatures until mid-June. Rainfall in April and June was 35 and 42 mm above normal for these two months. Early bud burst and flowering.
July to September: change in the weather from the end of June, making way for hot and dry conditions (marked out by storms and heatwaves).
Absence of major water stress thanks to our clay-gravel terroir. Grapes harvested in a perfect state of health.”

Additional information

Wine Type

Red

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Subregion

Saint-Estephe

Vintage

2019

Brand

Chateau Phelan Segur

Cultivar

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Bottle Size

75cl

Pack Size

1x75cl

Pack Type

Loose Bottles

Duty Status

Duty Paid

Availability

Immediate

Rating Agencies

JancisRobinson.com, Robert Parker

Reviews

Robert Parker 94

Is this the most over-performing estate in the Medoc? Director Veronique Dausse would surely riposte that it’s simply performing at the level to which its well-situated vineyards and detail-oriented team entitle it; but in any case, the 2019 Phelan Segur is a brilliant wine. Offering up aromas of cassis, sweet wild berries, rose petals, violets, licorice and spices, it’s medium to full-bodied, layered and concentrated, with tangy acids, powdery tannins and a long, penetrating finish. This is another 2019 that en primeur purchasers can feel very pleased with. [William Kelley, 16/03/2022]

Anticipated maturity: 2027-2055

JancisRobinson.com 16.5++

56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc. Black almost to the rim. Very ripe black fruit, almost pruney, on the nose then fresher on the palate. Rich, dense, dark, a big wine with compact tannins filled out by the fruit. Really chewy and so not ready to be tasted, let alone drunk. It is in balance and savoury in its tannic depths but keep away for at least 15 years. (JH) [10/11/2021]

Anticipated maturity: 2034-2042