"Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2016 Phélan Ségur gives elegant red and black currants, kirsch and black berries with violets and chocolate box scents plus a waft of cigars. The palate is medium-bodied, elegant, fine grained and fresh with great vibrancy and mineral notes on the finish."
92 points—Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate
Chateau Phelan Segur is located on the Left Bank of the Gironde Estuary near the commune of St. Estephe. Vineyards are situated on soils of gravel, small pebbles and clay. The property is a Cru Bourgeois producing savory and long-lived wines. It was bought in 1985 by Xavier Gardinier, and is currently operated by his sons, Thierry and Laurent.