Château-Phélan-Ségur Saint Estèphe 2014 750ml - Liquors Inc.
Château-Phélan-Ségur Saint Estèphe 2014 750ml
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Château-Phélan-Ségur Saint Estèphe 2014

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Category Red Wine
Region France, Bordeaux, St. Estephe
Brand Château-Phélan-Ségur
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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%).
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

The initial wood flavors in this wine rapidly give way to rich fruit. Spice and black-plum flavors are built by a firmly tannic superstructure. The aftertaste brings out the acidity. This wine should develop well over the long term. Drink from 2023.

February 1, 2017
Wine Advocate
  • wa91

The 2014 Phelan-Segur has quite a punchy nose with blackberry, iris and iodine scents that shoot from the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with a pleasant chewiness on the entry. This segues into a well balanced middle with well-judged acidity, crisp black fruit infused with graphite and a touch of sea salt towards the finish. It might not quite have the finesse of the top Saint Estèphe's, but there is clearly decent length and energy here. Tasted twice with consistent notes.

March 31, 2017
Wine Spectator
  • ws91

Pure and expressive, featuring a lovely beam of cassis gilded with light lilac, wet pebble and tobacco notes that should emerge more with cellaring.

James Suckling
  • js90

There’s a leafy hint on the full cassis nose of this generous and rather robust wine, and it closes things off with a moderately dry finish that’s quite long.

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