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Château Phélan Ségur

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2023
93
Flowers, black raspberries, cherries, mint, and Asian spices fill the nose. There is richness, freshness, balance, and complexity. The wine finishes with minerality, red berries, and a touch of minty, chalk on the back end. This should be quite nice shortly after release. Drink from 2027-2047. 92-94 Pts.

Flowers, black raspberries, cherries, mint, and Asian spices fill the nose. There is richness, freshness, balance, and complexity. The wine finishes with minerality, red berries, and a touch of minty, chalk on the back end. This should be quite nice shortly after release. Drink from 2027-2047. 92-94 Pts.

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2023
90
Medium-bodied, forward, and charming, the wine focuses on its core of minty, red fruits, spice, and leafy herbs from start to finish. Drink this on release. Drink from 2026-2032. 89-91 Pts

Medium-bodied, forward, and charming, the wine focuses on its core of minty, red fruits, spice, and leafy herbs from start to finish. Drink this on release. Drink from 2026-2032. 89-91 Pts

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2022
95
Deep in color, the wine is smoky, with chocolate covered plums, black raspberries, spices, violets, and cinnamon coming through in the nose. The wine is rich, lush and polished. The fruits are dark, ripe, sweet, and fresh, leaving you with a finish packed with powdered chocolate, black cherries, turmeric, black currants, plums, licorice, and espresso. This should be quite enjoyable on release. The wine blends 56% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. 14.2% ABV, 3.8 pH. Harvesting took place September 14, - September 26. Yields were only 28 hectoliters per hectare. 2025-2045. 94-96 Pts.

Deep in color, the wine is smoky, with chocolate covered plums, black raspberries, spices, violets, and cinnamon coming through in the nose. The wine is rich, lush and polished. The fruits are dark, ripe, sweet, and fresh, leaving you with a finish packed with powdered chocolate, black cherries, turmeric, black currants, plums, licorice, and espresso. This should be quite enjoyable on release. The wine blends 56% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. 14.2% ABV, 3.8 pH. Harvesting took place September 14, - September 26. Yields were only 28 hectoliters per hectare. 2025-2045. 94-96 Pts.

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2022
90
Flowers, licorice, and red fruits create the nose. The medium-bodied wine is soft, polished, round, and fruity with sweet red berries and licorice in the finish. You should enjoy this on release for all its sweet, upfront fruits. The wine blends 80% Merlot, with 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% ABV. Drink from 2025-2032. 89-91 Pts.

Flowers, licorice, and red fruits create the nose. The medium-bodied wine is soft, polished, round, and fruity with sweet red berries and licorice in the finish. You should enjoy this on release for all its sweet, upfront fruits. The wine blends 80% Merlot, with 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% ABV. Drink from 2025-2032. 89-91 Pts.

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2021
93
Black raspberries, chocolate, dried roses, spice and sweet black cherry aromatics bland together in the perfume. The palate is even better with all of its soft, sweet, fresh, polished, lively red fruits, spices, and dash of salty cocoa that pops in at the end of the finish. This should be quite enjoyable shortly after release. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot, which is the highest percentage of Cabernet used in Phelan Segur. Drink from 2025-2040.

Black raspberries, chocolate, dried roses, spice and sweet black cherry aromatics bland together in the perfume. The palate is even better with all of its soft, sweet, fresh, polished, lively red fruits, spices, and dash of salty cocoa that pops in at the end of the finish. This should be quite enjoyable shortly after release. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot, which is the highest percentage of Cabernet used in Phelan Segur. Drink from 2025-2040.

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Smoke, dark chocolate, flowers and espresso tinged black cherry notes are in the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, forward, soft, round and fruity, with cocoa overtones to accompany the black cherry and espresso oriented finish. This should be quite enjoyable on release. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot. This interesting blend represents the highest percentage of Cabernet ever placed into Phelan Segur. They have been a non-stop roll here and the 2021 continues that streak! Drink from 2023-2037. 92-94

Smoke, dark chocolate, flowers and espresso tinged black cherry notes are in the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, forward, soft, round and fruity, with cocoa overtones to accompany the black cherry and espresso oriented finish. This should be quite enjoyable on release. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot. This interesting blend represents the highest percentage of Cabernet ever placed into Phelan Segur. They have been a non-stop roll here and the 2021 continues that streak! Drink from 2023-2037. 92-94

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2020
95
Chocolate, espresso, cedar, spice, currants and incense aromatics are all over the place here. On the palate, the concentrated, deep wine offers, lift, lush, sensuously-textured., multiple layers of sweet, ripe, dark red fruits with a touch of polish to the tannins. The wine lingers and expands on your palate, which only makes you want to taste it again for the pleasure of it. This is the finest vintage ever produced by Phelan Segur. Fans of the estate should be all over this gem! Drink from 2025-2045.

Chocolate, espresso, cedar, spice, currants and incense aromatics are all over the place here. On the palate, the concentrated, deep wine offers, lift, lush, sensuously-textured., multiple layers of sweet, ripe, dark red fruits with a touch of polish to the tannins. The wine lingers and expands on your palate, which only makes you want to taste it again for the pleasure of it. This is the finest vintage ever produced by Phelan Segur. Fans of the estate should be all over this gem! Drink from 2025-2045.

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Bright, fresh, spicy and a bit peppery, there is great lift and energy here. Flowers, cigar wrapper, cedar, red currants, raspberries and red plums are all over the place in the nose and on the palate. The wine is long, balanced and refined. There is freshness, length and a crispy, silky quality to the texture on the palate and in the finish. Rich and balanced with the oak being already close to fully integrated. The wine blends 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, 13.5% ABV. 2020 marks the first vintage to feature Petit Verdot in the blend. 93-95 Pts

Bright, fresh, spicy and a bit peppery, there is great lift and energy here. Flowers, cigar wrapper, cedar, red currants, raspberries and red plums are all over the place in the nose and on the palate. The wine is long, balanced and refined. There is freshness, length and a crispy, silky quality to the texture on the palate and in the finish. Rich and balanced with the oak being already close to fully integrated. The wine blends 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, 13.5% ABV. 2020 marks the first vintage to feature Petit Verdot in the blend. 93-95 Pts

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2019
94
Flowers, smoke, black fruit, red fruit, and blue fruit along with cedar and spice work well here. The wine has a solid depth of flavor packed with dark currants, polished, round textures, and a blast of chocolate-coated currants with mint and espresso in the rich finish. This could be the best vintage of Phelan Segur yet. Give it a few years in the cellar and it will be just great for 15 or more years after that. Drink from 2025-2042.

Flowers, smoke, black fruit, red fruit, and blue fruit along with cedar and spice work well here. The wine has a solid depth of flavor packed with dark currants, polished, round textures, and a blast of chocolate-coated currants with mint and espresso in the rich finish. This could be the best vintage of Phelan Segur yet. Give it a few years in the cellar and it will be just great for 15 or more years after that. Drink from 2025-2042.

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The nose grabs you with its cedar chest, forest floor, earth, herb, tobacco, spice, cigar box, and smoke aromas coupled with a load of just-picked blackberries. Round and smooth, with finesse, a big juicy blast of fruit and roasted coffee beans, this could be the best vintage of Phelan Segur yet. The wine blends 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.5 ABV, with no sensation of heat or overripe sensations. 93-95 Pts

The nose grabs you with its cedar chest, forest floor, earth, herb, tobacco, spice, cigar box, and smoke aromas coupled with a load of just-picked blackberries. Round and smooth, with finesse, a big juicy blast of fruit and roasted coffee beans, this could be the best vintage of Phelan Segur yet. The wine blends 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.5 ABV, with no sensation of heat or overripe sensations. 93-95 Pts

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2019
90
A success for the second here, the wine exudes ripe fruits and tobacco. There is ample volume and character to make all the deep black fruits fun to taste. Drink this on release. 89-91 Pts

A success for the second here, the wine exudes ripe fruits and tobacco. There is ample volume and character to make all the deep black fruits fun to taste. Drink this on release. 89-91 Pts

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2018
94
Let's start off by saying this is the best vintage of Phelan Segur ever produced. The wine is ripe, lush, supple and juicy. There is volume, length and character galore to all the layers of sweet, rich, ripe, black and red fruits. There is lift, complexity and staying power in the finish.

Let's start off by saying this is the best vintage of Phelan Segur ever produced. The wine is ripe, lush, supple and juicy. There is volume, length and character galore to all the layers of sweet, rich, ripe, black and red fruits. There is lift, complexity and staying power in the finish.

5,206 Views   Tasted
The tobacco, spice, cigar box, smoke and cedar aromas along with a basket filled with fresh berries lets you know this is a loveliness in a glass. The wine is round, soft, polished, ripe, clean and juicy, leaving you with a bolt of black currant, licorice and espresso in the finish. 93-95 Pts

The tobacco, spice, cigar box, smoke and cedar aromas along with a basket filled with fresh berries lets you know this is a loveliness in a glass. The wine is round, soft, polished, ripe, clean and juicy, leaving you with a bolt of black currant, licorice and espresso in the finish. 93-95 Pts

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2017
91
Youthful as you would expect, the wine is soft, bright, fresh, and shows a bit of a minty, forest edge to the sweet red fruits, espresso and cocoa topped, red fruits. You should let this rest for a few years before popping a cork. Drink from 2025-2040.

Youthful as you would expect, the wine is soft, bright, fresh, and shows a bit of a minty, forest edge to the sweet red fruits, espresso and cocoa topped, red fruits. You should let this rest for a few years before popping a cork. Drink from 2025-2040.

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Medium-bodied with a nice opening note of cassis, cherries, forest leaf and espresso, there is a touch of herbs and oak accompanying the red fruit in the. soft, round finish.

Medium-bodied with a nice opening note of cassis, cherries, forest leaf and espresso, there is a touch of herbs and oak accompanying the red fruit in the. soft, round finish.

4,623 Views   Tasted
Ready, succulent, dark red fruits and spice are what you find initially. On the palate, the wine has baby soft tannins, ripe, deep red fruits and gentle tones of licorice, espresso, spice and earth. This wine is sweet, juicy and fresh in the finish.

Ready, succulent, dark red fruits and spice are what you find initially. On the palate, the wine has baby soft tannins, ripe, deep red fruits and gentle tones of licorice, espresso, spice and earth. This wine is sweet, juicy and fresh in the finish.

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2016
94
Coming along nicely, still youthful, the wine is packed with ripe, sweet fruits, soft, polished tannins, and roundness in the finish. The fruits are polished, fresh, and taste as good as they feel. The wine needs a few more years before it is fully ready to go. This is a steal in today's marketplace! Drink from 2024 - 2043.

Coming along nicely, still youthful, the wine is packed with ripe, sweet fruits, soft, polished tannins, and roundness in the finish. The fruits are polished, fresh, and taste as good as they feel. The wine needs a few more years before it is fully ready to go. This is a steal in today's marketplace! Drink from 2024 - 2043.

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Deep in color, the wine is earthy, meaty, intense and deep. You find layers of fruit with freshness and complexity that really fills your mouth. The finish, with its earthy, truffled fruits and spice keeps on going! This is the best vintage ever for Phelan Segur and will age with ease for 2 decades or more!

Deep in color, the wine is earthy, meaty, intense and deep. You find layers of fruit with freshness and complexity that really fills your mouth. The finish, with its earthy, truffled fruits and spice keeps on going! This is the best vintage ever for Phelan Segur and will age with ease for 2 decades or more!

5,949 Views   Tasted
Volume, depth of flavor, fresh, ripe, sweet, spicy fruits and accents of licorice, espresso, wet earth and a softness to the texture, make this full bodied, concentrated, rich, lush wine a turn on. The best vintage ever for Phelan Segur will glide through at least 2 decades of aging and evolution. Bravo!

Volume, depth of flavor, fresh, ripe, sweet, spicy fruits and accents of licorice, espresso, wet earth and a softness to the texture, make this full bodied, concentrated, rich, lush wine a turn on. The best vintage ever for Phelan Segur will glide through at least 2 decades of aging and evolution. Bravo!

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Lushly textured, the fruit is perfectly ripe with good volume, length, and energy. The dark fruits are accompanied by a wealth of black cherries, licorice, earth, smoke and soft round tannins.

Lushly textured, the fruit is perfectly ripe with good volume, length, and energy. The dark fruits are accompanied by a wealth of black cherries, licorice, earth, smoke and soft round tannins.

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Using 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot, Phelan Segur produced a wine with plushness, ripe, dark red berries, silky tannins and length. The plummy fruits are soft, fresh and sweet with hints of espresso and licorice in the finish. The wine is 13.8% ABV and the harvest took place from September 29 to October 21, making this the longest and the latest harvest in the history of the estate.

Using 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot, Phelan Segur produced a wine with plushness, ripe, dark red berries, silky tannins and length. The plummy fruits are soft, fresh and sweet with hints of espresso and licorice in the finish. The wine is 13.8% ABV and the harvest took place from September 29 to October 21, making this the longest and the latest harvest in the history of the estate.

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2015
92
Espresso, tobacco leaf, blackberry, cigar box, and underbrush notes shine through on the nose. On the palate, the wine is lush, round, polished and a bit show. The fruit is soft, supple, creamy, and sweet, with staying power in the finish. Drink from 2023-2036.

Espresso, tobacco leaf, blackberry, cigar box, and underbrush notes shine through on the nose. On the palate, the wine is lush, round, polished and a bit show. The fruit is soft, supple, creamy, and sweet, with staying power in the finish. Drink from 2023-2036.

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Medium-bodied, forward, with a spicy, earthy leaning to the soft textured, sweet, juicy, ripe, red fruits. There is a nice finesse to the red fruits in the finish.

Medium-bodied, forward, with a spicy, earthy leaning to the soft textured, sweet, juicy, ripe, red fruits. There is a nice finesse to the red fruits in the finish.

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Medium-bodied, forward in style, with more, freshness and red berries than black, the wine keeps you interested with its smoke, tobacco, cedar and cassis filled, elegant character. This should charm you early in its life. This is much better in bottle, than it was in barrel. The wine was made from a blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon and 47% Merlot.

Medium-bodied, forward in style, with more, freshness and red berries than black, the wine keeps you interested with its smoke, tobacco, cedar and cassis filled, elegant character. This should charm you early in its life. This is much better in bottle, than it was in barrel. The wine was made from a blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon and 47% Merlot.

4,115 Views   Tasted
Medium-bodied, softly textured, showing fresh, elegant cassis and spicy, crisp, black raspberries in an approachable, user friendly style. 86 - 88 Pts

Medium-bodied, softly textured, showing fresh, elegant cassis and spicy, crisp, black raspberries in an approachable, user friendly style. 86 - 88 Pts

3,722 Views   Tasted
2014
90
Already starting to show its secondary development, as now you find tobacco leaf, blackberry, roasted coffee bean, spice, and wet earth on the nose. Medium-bodied, soft, round, and savory with hints of spice, underbrush, and red plums in the finish. You can enjoy this now with pleasure. Drink from 2022-2034.

Already starting to show its secondary development, as now you find tobacco leaf, blackberry, roasted coffee bean, spice, and wet earth on the nose. Medium-bodied, soft, round, and savory with hints of spice, underbrush, and red plums in the finish. You can enjoy this now with pleasure. Drink from 2022-2034.

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Ripe, dark and red fruits, a touch of oak, spice, wet earth and round, tannins open nicely. The round, medium bodied, ripe, fruit filled finish is easy to like as well. In time, with some bottle age, this could be an even better wine.

Ripe, dark and red fruits, a touch of oak, spice, wet earth and round, tannins open nicely. The round, medium bodied, ripe, fruit filled finish is easy to like as well. In time, with some bottle age, this could be an even better wine.

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Crème de Cassis, fennel and freshly ground espresso on the nose, this wine was produced in an approachable, fleshy style. There is an easy softness to the tannins and a smack of blackberries in the finish. 88-91 Pts

Crème de Cassis, fennel and freshly ground espresso on the nose, this wine was produced in an approachable, fleshy style. There is an easy softness to the tannins and a smack of blackberries in the finish. 88-91 Pts

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2013
86
Better on the nose, with its floral, oak and sweet cherry fragrance, than on the medium bodied, slightly tart, red berry palate. Drink this on the young side.

Better on the nose, with its floral, oak and sweet cherry fragrance, than on the medium bodied, slightly tart, red berry palate. Drink this on the young side.

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Herb, olive and cherry aromas make up the initial start of the wine, followed by the palate, which is medium bodied, and show cases cranberry with bright red berries and a lot of sharpness in the mouth. The wine was made blending 60% Cabernet Sauvignon with 40% Merlot, which yielded a 12.7% ABV. The wine will be aged in 50% new, French oak barrels. The Grand Vin represents 60% of the properties crop, with yields of 26.38 hectoliters per hectare. 86-89 Pts

Herb, olive and cherry aromas make up the initial start of the wine, followed by the palate, which is medium bodied, and show cases cranberry with bright red berries and a lot of sharpness in the mouth. The wine was made blending 60% Cabernet Sauvignon with 40% Merlot, which yielded a 12.7% ABV. The wine will be aged in 50% new, French oak barrels. The Grand Vin represents 60% of the properties crop, with yields of 26.38 hectoliters per hectare. 86-89 Pts

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2012
88
From a blend of 50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, the medium bodied wine shows ripe dark plum, earth, espresso and cassis characteristics that seems to be just bit short in the finish.

From a blend of 50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, the medium bodied wine shows ripe dark plum, earth, espresso and cassis characteristics that seems to be just bit short in the finish.

2,384 Views   Tasted
This earthy, cassis-filled, medium-bodied wine has an oaky, fleshy core of dark fruit that ends with fresh blackberries and dark chocolate. 88-90 Pts

This earthy, cassis-filled, medium-bodied wine has an oaky, fleshy core of dark fruit that ends with fresh blackberries and dark chocolate. 88-90 Pts

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2011
89
Vanilla bean, chocolate, black cherry and coffee scents create the perfume. The fruit is crsip, peppery, medium bodied and dominated by dark red cherry and plum. Drink this young to retain its fruit.

Vanilla bean, chocolate, black cherry and coffee scents create the perfume. The fruit is crsip, peppery, medium bodied and dominated by dark red cherry and plum. Drink this young to retain its fruit.

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2011 Phelan Segur 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot, which is the same as the plantings found in vineyards, produce the blend. The wine reached 13.5% ABV. 15% of the vineyards were damaged by the September hail storms. Fortunately for the property, most of the damage occurred to vineyards which were not planted. The worst of the damage was to the Merlot. Yields were down about 10% from the previous vintage. Oak, leaf, pepper, mineral and cassis aromas open to a medium-bodied, round, chocolate- and cassis-filled finish. 89-91 Pts

2011 Phelan Segur 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot, which is the same as the plantings found in vineyards, produce the blend. The wine reached 13.5% ABV. 15% of the vineyards were damaged by the September hail storms. Fortunately for the property, most of the damage occurred to vineyards which were not planted. The worst of the damage was to the Merlot. Yields were down about 10% from the previous vintage. Oak, leaf, pepper, mineral and cassis aromas open to a medium-bodied, round, chocolate- and cassis-filled finish. 89-91 Pts

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2010
91
I really like how this wine turned out. Packed with fresh ripe, juicy blackberries, licorice, earth, coffee and spice, there is a quality of softness to the tannins in the long, fresh, round finish that make this Merlot dominated blend of 59% Merlot and 41% Cabernet Sauvignon worth seeking out. This is the best vintage of Phelan Segur produced yet!

I really like how this wine turned out. Packed with fresh ripe, juicy blackberries, licorice, earth, coffee and spice, there is a quality of softness to the tannins in the long, fresh, round finish that make this Merlot dominated blend of 59% Merlot and 41% Cabernet Sauvignon worth seeking out. This is the best vintage of Phelan Segur produced yet!

6,364 Views   Tasted
Cassis, stone, spice, juicy plum and smoky aromatics open to a deeply colored, expressive, Medium/full bodied St. Estephe that wants to rest for at least 5-7 years before being opened.

Cassis, stone, spice, juicy plum and smoky aromatics open to a deeply colored, expressive, Medium/full bodied St. Estephe that wants to rest for at least 5-7 years before being opened.

6,486 Views   Tasted
From a blend of 59% Merlot and 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine offered scents of blackberry, cassis and espresso bean, Medium/full bodied, the wine ends with a round, ripe. cassis filled finish. 89-91 Pts

From a blend of 59% Merlot and 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine offered scents of blackberry, cassis and espresso bean, Medium/full bodied, the wine ends with a round, ripe. cassis filled finish. 89-91 Pts

6,436 Views   Tasted
2009
91
Ready for prime time drinking for the next 15 or more years, the wine is round, medium/full-bodied, earthy, plush and packed with dark black cherries, coffee bean smoke, spice box, cigar wrapper and thyme. The polish does not detract from the natural earthyness found in the wine.

Ready for prime time drinking for the next 15 or more years, the wine is round, medium/full-bodied, earthy, plush and packed with dark black cherries, coffee bean smoke, spice box, cigar wrapper and thyme. The polish does not detract from the natural earthyness found in the wine.

4,110 Views   Tasted
Expressive notes of fresh black cherries, plums, lead pencil and vanilla open to a round, plummy wine that will offer its ample charms fairly early in life. Form a blend of 58% Caberent Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc, this is first vintage showing the influence of Michel Rolland.

Expressive notes of fresh black cherries, plums, lead pencil and vanilla open to a round, plummy wine that will offer its ample charms fairly early in life. Form a blend of 58% Caberent Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc, this is first vintage showing the influence of Michel Rolland.

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With scents of forest floor, cassis, tobacco, black raspberry and earth, this medium/full bodied wine ends with spice, fresh, dark berries and a slight drying sensation. Give it 3-5 years and it should add some nice complexity and softer textures.

With scents of forest floor, cassis, tobacco, black raspberry and earth, this medium/full bodied wine ends with spice, fresh, dark berries and a slight drying sensation. Give it 3-5 years and it should add some nice complexity and softer textures.

7,879 Views   Tasted
Dark jammy berries, licorice, spice, earth and chocolate scents lead to a supple, round, ripe wine that finishes with ripe, black raspberry and jammy flavors. This should drink well early.

Dark jammy berries, licorice, spice, earth and chocolate scents lead to a supple, round, ripe wine that finishes with ripe, black raspberry and jammy flavors. This should drink well early.

7,732 Views   Tasted
2008
89
Spicy blackberry, cassis, earth and herbal scents, medium bodied and soft textured finish. This will drink well young.

Spicy blackberry, cassis, earth and herbal scents, medium bodied and soft textured finish. This will drink well young.

3,448 Views   Tasted
2006
87
Close to fully mature, the wine is medium bodied, soft, easy to drink, with light, red fruits, a touch of spice and dusty tannins in the finish.

Close to fully mature, the wine is medium bodied, soft, easy to drink, with light, red fruits, a touch of spice and dusty tannins in the finish.

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Close to fully mature, the wine is medium bodied, soft, easy to drink, with light, red fruits, a touch of spice and dusty tannins in the finish.

Close to fully mature, the wine is medium bodied, soft, easy to drink, with light, red fruits, a touch of spice and dusty tannins in the finish.

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At 10 years of age, this is turning out nicely. Medium bodied and showing secondary development with its tobacco, wet earth, cigar, thyme and black cherry character, there is good freshness to the fruit in the finish.

At 10 years of age, this is turning out nicely. Medium bodied and showing secondary development with its tobacco, wet earth, cigar, thyme and black cherry character, there is good freshness to the fruit in the finish.

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The first vintage consulted by Michel Rolland starts with a smoke filled perfume that includes stone, wet earth, cassis and spice. In the mouth the wine feels soft, with round tannins. Fresh, bright cassis and kirsch are found in the finish.

The first vintage consulted by Michel Rolland starts with a smoke filled perfume that includes stone, wet earth, cassis and spice. In the mouth the wine feels soft, with round tannins. Fresh, bright cassis and kirsch are found in the finish.

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2005
91
Espresso bean, stone, cassis, truffle make up the perfume. Round in texture, with spicy cassis and chocolate, fleshy and fresh for Phelan Segur, this delicious vintage of Phelan Segur already offers a lot early drinking charm.

Espresso bean, stone, cassis, truffle make up the perfume. Round in texture, with spicy cassis and chocolate, fleshy and fresh for Phelan Segur, this delicious vintage of Phelan Segur already offers a lot early drinking charm.

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With good color, scents of blackberries, wet earth,black cherries, stone and cassis, this medium/full bodied wine finishes with dollop of creme de cassis and blackberry jam. A few more years add more complexity to the wine, but as it's already starting to drink well at 6, do not expect this to make old bones. I'd finish any bottles you have by the time this Bordeaux wine hits its 18th birthday, if not sooner.

With good color, scents of blackberries, wet earth,black cherries, stone and cassis, this medium/full bodied wine finishes with dollop of creme de cassis and blackberry jam. A few more years add more complexity to the wine, but as it's already starting to drink well at 6, do not expect this to make old bones. I'd finish any bottles you have by the time this Bordeaux wine hits its 18th birthday, if not sooner.

9,272 Views   Tasted
2004
88
Leafy, forest aromas, with tobacco and dried fruit, the wine is medium bodied and a bit dry and dusty in the red berry finish. This is probably drinking at peak and requires consumption over the next 3-5 years.

Leafy, forest aromas, with tobacco and dried fruit, the wine is medium bodied and a bit dry and dusty in the red berry finish. This is probably drinking at peak and requires consumption over the next 3-5 years.

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Blackberry, stone and herb aromas open to medium bodied, lighter style of Phelan Segur. This is already drinking well and is on the fast track for evolution. I’d drink this over the next several years.

Blackberry, stone and herb aromas open to medium bodied, lighter style of Phelan Segur. This is already drinking well and is on the fast track for evolution. I’d drink this over the next several years.

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2003
89
Light, soft, open and ready for prime time with its tobacco, earth and cassis character. This is not a wine for long term aging.

Light, soft, open and ready for prime time with its tobacco, earth and cassis character. This is not a wine for long term aging.

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Minerality, fresh herbs, cedar wood and blackberry scents open to a fleshy, round, plum and black cherry finish. This is drinking well today.

Minerality, fresh herbs, cedar wood and blackberry scents open to a fleshy, round, plum and black cherry finish. This is drinking well today.

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2002
87
Minerality, cedar wood and damp forest aromas, medium body and a an herbal, cherry tinged finish.

Minerality, cedar wood and damp forest aromas, medium body and a an herbal, cherry tinged finish.

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2001
89
Ruby with lightening at the edges, earth, strawberry jam and cassis in nose, medium bodied with a touch of green in the cherry filled finish. This is probably close to fully mature. I’d opt for dinking over the in the moderate future to maintain the freshness and fruit.

Ruby with lightening at the edges, earth, strawberry jam and cassis in nose, medium bodied with a touch of green in the cherry filled finish. This is probably close to fully mature. I’d opt for dinking over the in the moderate future to maintain the freshness and fruit.

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2000
87
Slightly past fully mature, this requires drinking. The fruit has started to fade. There is much more earth and tobacco going on here. The small amount of bright, red fruits in this medium bodied wine that are barely poking through are not enough to keep you interested.

Slightly past fully mature, this requires drinking. The fruit has started to fade. There is much more earth and tobacco going on here. The small amount of bright, red fruits in this medium bodied wine that are barely poking through are not enough to keep you interested.

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1990
88
This is probably just slightly ever so slightly past full maturity. So if you are sitting on any bottles, you should pop a cork to experience, the soft, textures, ripe dark, red fruits, cassis, tobacco, spice, smoke, wet earth, cedar and leaf like charms that are still present.

This is probably just slightly ever so slightly past full maturity. So if you are sitting on any bottles, you should pop a cork to experience, the soft, textures, ripe dark, red fruits, cassis, tobacco, spice, smoke, wet earth, cedar and leaf like charms that are still present.

4,272 Views   Tasted