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2012 Chateau Phelan Segur French - Bordeaux

Winery: Chateau Phelan Segur

Vintage: 2012

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Wine Category: French - Bordeaux

Grape blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon & 50% Merlot

Region: St. Estephe

State or country: France

Price: $42

Cases produced: 15,000

KWG Score: 91.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 27, 2015

Wine Review: This pitch black colored wine from Saint Estephe is very good and food friendly. It opens with a blueberry bouquet with a hint of leather. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, smooth, and easy going. The flavor profile is a mild cedar and cherry blend with notes of nicely integrated minerality. I also detected hints of plum as well. The finish is dry and its mild tannins are friendly. This Cab-Merlot blend would pair perfectly with beef bourguignon. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Colour: intense and deep red with violet hues Nose: Beautiful harmony with floral notes supported by aromas red fruit Palate: soft and voluptuous. Structured wine with great depth and fleshy tannins Final: Tasty, precise and persistent

Organic status: not organic

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