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2014 Chateau Phelan Segur French - Bordeaux

Phelan Segur 2014

Winery: Chateau Phelan Segur

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: French - Bordeaux

Grape blend: 64% Cabernet Sauvignon & 36% Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: St. Estephe

State or country: France

Price: $40

Cases produced: 12,500

KWG Score: 93.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: January 15, 2018

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Cab-based wine from Bordeaux is impressive and a nice value. It opens with a black cherry and smoky oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, very nicely balanced, refined and smooth. The flavor profile is a charred oak influenced black currant with notes of black olive. I also detected hints of black licorice and blueberry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely prolonged. This Bordeaux is very good and would pair very nicely with a New York strip steak.

Winemaker Notes: Color: Intense color with purplish glints Nose: Pure and intense, dominated by notes of very ripe red fruit. Palate: Powerful, rich and voluptuous, offering density and remarkable depth. Precise tannic structure that reveals a phenolic maturity, worthy of a great vintage. Finish: Plenty of substance in the finish with good tannic and aromatic length.

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