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Chateau Phelan Segur: A Great Diversity of Terroir

Proudly overlooking the Gironde Estuary since the early 19th century, the vineyards of Chateau Phelan Segur’s expand to about 70 hectares of vines. The complexity of Phelan-Segur wines can be attributed to the great diversity of its terroir. Phelan Segur wines are famous for their elegance, finesse and balance while the Chateau itself is famous for its incredible hospitality. History ... Read More »

Chateau Profile: Phelan Segur (Saint Estephe)

In the post on 2010 Saint-Estephe value wines, we mentioned the Cru Bourgeois property, Phelan Segur, that borders classified growth chateaux Montrose and Calon-Ségur. In fact, just last year, Phelan Segur sold 22-hectares of its vineyard to neighbor Montrose, which is a testament to its exceptional quality. Originally founded by Irishman Bernard Phelan in the 19th century, the estate was ... Read More »

2010 Bordeaux Futures: Saint-Estephe Value Wines

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If you followed last week’s 2010 Bordeaux Futures price releases, you may be inclined to think that all Bordeaux is over-the-top expensive. Over the next few days, we’ll post some of the best value-for-money wines in each appellation. Today, we’ll tackle Saint Estephe, situated at the top of the Left Bank. Read More »